Gavin Elliott is an experienced design leader and speaker. He is currently Senior UX Manager at Shopify and was previously Head of UX at the UK Government Health Security Agency (HSA). Prior to that he was Head of Interaction and Service Design at the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and Head of UX and Product at TravelJunction.
Gavin spends the majority of his time leading design teams at Shopify. Using his skills and experience he specialises in solving complex problems in simple ways balancing strategy and practicality. He is passionate about establishing, embedding and growing user-centred design within organisations as well as leading design teams on their personal and professional journeys.
In addition to his role at Shopify, Gavin mentors designers from varying backgrounds and sectors.
On the side, Gavin speaks regularly about Impostor Syndrome, good design and building design teams.