Presidential Board

Jorge Brandão Pereira

VP of Design Ethics Executive Director Portugal http://iamjorgepereira.wordpress.com UDA Vice President of Design Ethics (2020-present) Ph.D. University of Porto 2015, MA University of Porto 2007.Lecturer, School of Design, Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave, Portugal.Researcher,… Read More »Jorge Brandão Pereira

Juergen Hefele

VP of Design Practice Executive Director Augsburg, Germany http://www.juergenhefele.com UDA Vice President of Design Practice (2016-present) Jürgen Hefele works as a graphic designer specializing in visual communication and brand identity design. He also teaches at… Read More »Juergen Hefele

Kelly Salchow MacArthur

President Executive Director Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA http://elevatedesign.org UDA President (2020-present)UDA Vice President of Design Research (2016-2019) Kelly Salchow MacArthur is an Associate Professor of Studio Art and Co-Coordinator of Graphic Design at Michigan State… Read More »Kelly Salchow MacArthur

Robert Hower

VP of Design Education Executive Director Dallas, Texas, USA https://mentis.uta.edu/explore/profile/robert-hower UDA Vice President of Design Education (2016-present) The personal insight through careful consideration of the essence of a design problem to be solved is critical… Read More »Robert Hower

Zhiyong Zhao

VP of Design Research Executive Director Shanghai, China UDA Vice President of Design Research (2020-present)UDA Senior Vice President of Design Research (2016-2019) Zhiyong Zhao is an Associate Professor of Fine Arts College, Shanghai Normal University;… Read More »Zhiyong Zhao

Albert Young Choi

Emeritus President Executive Director Seoul, Korea www.albertyoungchoi.com UDA President (2014-2019)UDA Emeritus President (2020-present)United Designs Chief Director (2004-present) Dr. Albert Young Choi is the founder and Emeritus President of the United Designs Alliance (UDA), an International… Read More »Albert Young Choi