Mario Van Der Meulen is LPK Asia’s Executive Creative Director, leading its Singapore and Guangzhou studios. A brand designer and consultant with over 20 years of international experience, Mario has a deep expertise in consumer-centric branding, across several industries, from manufacturing to technology, retail to beauty, hospitality to lifestyle. A Belgian native, he lived and worked in Asia for the passed 14 years, delivering projects across established and emerging markets.
Recognized as one of China’s Top 50 Innovation Pioneers by CBN Weekly, Mario excels in helping his clients manage, change and create deeper connections with their customers, and does so by harmonizing brand strategy with meaningful creativity and relevant technology.
A regular invitee of school and design competitions, he has a proven track record of identifying and mentoring young talent. A sought after public speaker, his engagements include various industry and design events. His views and insights on sustainable design have been described as “mind changing”. Most recently, Mario was invited to participate on the judging panel and be a keynote speaker at the 10th Brazilian Graphic Design Biennial in São Paulo.