Ibrahim Ibrahim is Managing Director of Portland Design, an award-winning design consultancy based in London. A regular speaker at conferences and a frequent contributor to journals and press, Ibrahim’s writings and presentations cover specialist areas such as the future of retail and consumerism, branding, retail design. Ibrahim writes a regular piece for The Economist Insights blog on design, retail and business strategy.
During his 26 years in design consultancy, Ibrahim has worked with a wide range of global clients. He has a deep interest in understanding consumers' relationships with brands and their interaction with branded physical and digital environments. He has a passion for exploring the future of consumerism and how it will effect wider society, relationships between people and how technology will influence the way we work, shop, play, learn, communicate and love.
A post graduate of the Royal College of Art and Imperial College London Ibrahim is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and originally graduated as an aeronautical engineer.