Clare Brass

London, UK

Clare Brass is co-director of Department 22, a creative agency for sustainability and circular economy with a focus on the food sector, working with clients including Sainsbury’s, The Co-op and Marks & Spencer. She was head of sustainability at the Design Council before setting up SEED Foundation, working on user-centred environmental challenges such as food, water and waste. She set up and ran SustainRCA at the Royal College of Art where she was also senior tutor and head of entrepreneurship for the Innovation Design Entrepreneurship programme. A mentor for the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, she teaches regularly for Imperial College Business School and Brunel University. Since lockdown, she has been working with her colleagues on a revolutionary new way of enabling more people to access better food.