Chirryl-Lee Ryan is a Global Design and Innovation Principal at Fjord. Part of Fjord Evolution, a unique design learning and thought leadership capability, Chirryl-Lee teaches, coaches and shapes the future of the design and innovation practice.
Chirryl-Lee has a reputation for delivering disruptive, transformational design experiences that have been described as "life changing". A passionate polymath, she has more than 20 years experience across almost every design discipline including visual design, typography, photography, creative, digital, interaction, experiential, architecture and industrial design. Before working at Fjord, she worked at Telstra as a Senior Design Strategist; as a Creative Director at Opjam; and at agencies and companies such as Y&R and TNT.
She leverages design to help everyone from organisational giants to hungry startups improve their relationships with the people who use their products and services. Her vision is that everyone can live better lives through design, and her mission is to empower people with the skills and confidence to create the change they want to see in the world. With her experience as a guest speaker at TAFE NSW and OFFSET, and a Design Mentor and Facilitator at Tractor Design School and Accenture, she is the perfect chairman and moderator for the Service Design Days.