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Michael Chappell

Strategy Director, Studio Director, Principal

Michael is a Strategy Director and Studio Director based in Gensler’s New York office. On both sides of the Atlantic, he leads the development of global strategies and local solutions for Fortune 500 organizations across a range of sectors. He is particularly interested in exploring how the way we work has been changing and challenging assumptions about the office in order to help organizations find the most effective ways of supporting their employees. Michael is an expert in facilitating stakeholder buy-in and helping organizations conceive environments that are an active asset, supported by technology, policies, and services that align with their objectives. With a bachelor’s degree in design and environmental analysis from Cornell University, Michael has a background in both research methods and design realization.