Colin Burns
Executive Creative Director,BBC Digital

Colin Burns is the Executive Creative Director for BBC Digital. He leads the User Experience & Design team that is responsible for the design of the BBC's key online products.

His career has focused on the use of Design Methods to provide organisations with Design, Innovation and Transformation strategies. He helps people and teams make the most of their creative resources.

Prior to joining the BBC, Colin was Global Head of Interaction Design at IDEO, Managing Director of IDEO London, Group Director at Elmwood Brand Design, and worked as an independent creative consultant through his own agency, Martach.

He is an expert design leader and facilitator of creative working approaches and honorary Professor of Design at Dundee University and Glasgow School of Art.