Ana is a sustainable product designer and researcher. She holds a PhD in Sustainable Design from the Delft University of Technology, where prior to joining NTU she had been a guest researcher and lecturer in subjects such as design research, sustainable materials and life cycle assessment. Ana has worked as an ecodesign researcher at the Centre for Sustainable Business Development within the National Research Institute of Engineering, Technology and Innovation in Portugal. Ana has also worked for the Creative University as principal lecturer of Sustainable Design. She is the founder of the SUSDESIGN design and research consultancy for sustainable design.