Merle Hall

CEO at Kinneir Dufort


Merle Hall is CEO of Kinneir Dufort, a global innovation, design, and development consultancy, creating positive impact products and services, that align with their purpose of designing a better world.

Merle is an expert in strategy and innovation, recently founding XXEquals, a team of innovators, designers, engineers, and makers delivering products and experiences tuned to women’s needs, closing the gap between perception and reality when designing women in.

She is also a board member of Kerning the Gap, championing women in design leadership, and partners with further STEM and diversity programmes, to create an equitable next generation of innovators, designers, and engineers.