Neil Pinder

London, UK

Neil Pinder has taught in several inner-city schools for over 25 years. He is Head of Product Design and Architecture at Graveney School in South London, where he introduced architecture to the curriculum and has inspired many pupils to take an interest in design subjects. He has worked extensively with London Open House and was awarded “Open House Teacher of the Year.” He has started several initiatives to improve access to architecture and the creative industries for people from marginalized backgrounds, which have received national recognition, including Celebrating Architecture, HomeGrown Plus and GLAM (GUCCI, LOUIS VUITTON, ARCHITECTURE & ME). He is an Honorary Professor at UCL, the Bartlett School of Architecture and a trustee of Blueprint.