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Noel Waite

Noel Waite is a strategic designer, researcher and teacher, and is currently Senior Lecturer in the Master of Communication Design program at RMIT. He has worked with local government, museums and galleries, and third sector organisations to develop and implement strategic plans, utilising scenario building and participatory design methods to ensure a human-centred outcome. He was a member of the Steering Committee which successfully achieved UNESCO Creative City status for Dunedin, New Zealand in 2014, and is the current Chairman of the Hone Tuwhare Trust, which seeks to establish a multi-disciplinary creative residency in the former home of poet Hone Tuwhare. His experience as a curator and exhibition designer also fuels his passion for design history.