Robbie Bates


Robbie is design director at Uscreates, a socially-focused service design agency with a number of the UK’s leading practitioners and thinkers in the field of social and service design in their ranks.

Robbie has led over 50 strategic, service and communication design projects across sectors, from digital services to employee engagement programmes.

Robbie now directs Uscreates’ ideas and innovation lab, Hatch; supporting people to find new ways to incubate, scale and socialise innovative ideas, strategies, services and products.

Alongside his work at Uscreates, Robbie is a lecturer in social design and innovation, delivering talks and workshops nationally and internationally (University of the Arts, Stanford University and University of Applied Sciences).