Prepare to Design the Future
March 19–20, 2017: Training
March 20–22, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Francisco, CA
Lizzie Kumaria

Lizzie Kumaria
Director, Strategy and Engagement , Objective Subject


Lizzie Kumaria is the director of strategy and engagement at Objective Subject, where she leads the company’s strategy to bring the benefits of good design to the public sector. Lizzie has extensive experience developing policy in the UK government, from building a high-speed railroad, reforming justice in the Secretary of State’s office, and updating the UK constitution to creating an economic and transportation strategy for England’s northern cities. Lizzie studied politics and modern history at the University of Manchester, UK, and cities and urban development at New York University. Lizzie is originally from an obscure part of the West of England. Since arriving in New York after several years in London, she has been exploring the city on foot and by bike.


4:25pm–5:05pm Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Bridging design, technology, and business
Location: California East
Level: Intermediate
Lizzie Kumaria (Objective Subject), David Jalbert-Gagnier (Objective Subject)
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Lizzie Kumaria and David Jalbert-Gagnier share how a digital project kickstarted a wider update of the City of Oakland’s communication materials. Showcasing the principle of "evolution, not revolution," which is so crucial in public sector design, Lizzie and David discuss four tests for better government visual identities. Read more.