Kara Kane is a designer and community builder whose expertise is in building design culture in large scale organisations. She managed the UK gov user-centred design community enabling 1000s of practitioners in government to share and learn from each other and co-founded the International Design in Government community bringing together design-minded public servants from over 70 countries.
As the Head of Profession for Design at GDS, Kara supports designers and GDS through developing community, capability building, recruitment and design standards and best practice. She’s worked in the civil service for the past 6 years.
Kara lives in London and is originally from the USA.