Luigi Ferrara

Director and Chair of Education Strategy Task Force

Elected to the Board September 2018

Luigi Ferrara is a Registered Architect with seal, a member of the Ontario Association of Architects, the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada as well as an Honorary Member of the Association of Chartered Industrial Designers of Ontario.

He is the Dean of the Centre for Arts, Design & Information Technology at George Brown College in Toronto and Director of the internationally acclaimed Institute without Boundaries (IwB). He has served as President and Senator of the World Design Organization (WDO), as well as President and CEO of DXNet Inc., a network for design and innovation that redefined the practice of design using digital media and advanced computing and telecommunication platforms. Between 1996 and 2002 he was the Vice-President of Programs and Services at Canada’s centre for design and innovation, the Design Exchange.

Luigi lectures around the world on topics as diverse as design and sustainability, design management, urban planning, information technology, digital media, telecommunications and the network society.