Provisional Committee Members
  • Christina Dery

    Christina Dery, Toronto

    Committee Co-Chair 

    Designer at Mondelez Canada

    Christina is a creative thinker with a research based approach to any problem. She loves to explore, play and experiment with various mediums through cross-disciplinary topics and works mostly in print but also has digital design experience. At Mondelez Canada, Christina works with tasty, beloved brands from the cookie and candy aisles - Cadbury, Maynards and Oreo, to name a few. Previously, Christina worked at Lime Advertising as an Art Director working with clients such as Carlsberg Canada. She graduated from OCAD University with a Bachelor of Design.


    "I decided to get involved with RGD because I wanted to give back and help the organization continue to provide an amazing community for creatives. RGD is a hub for designers to come together and share ideas, passions, and talents. RGD's efforts provide one strong voice to elevate the value of design as well as bring awareness to design as a profession. Volunteering and being a member of RGD is my way of contributing to the growing community that RGD has built."



  • Nicola Hamilton, Toronto

    Committee Co-Chair
    Senior Designer at Chatelaine
    Nicola is an art director and graphic designer with a penchant for great story-telling. She works primarily in print, but not exclusively, specializing in editorial design, information graphics and typography.

    Nicola is currently a Senior Designer at Chatelaine. Previous to which she held the role of Associate Art Director at the acclaimed city weekly The Grid. Her work for The Grid has been internationally recognized by the D&AD, the Society of Publication Designers, the Society for News Design and the Canadian National Magazine Awards. She holds an honours diploma in Graphic Design from Humber College.
  • Andrea Martens, London

    Graphic Designer & Communications Coordinator at the LEDC


    Andrea revels in the creative world, be it via print or web design, illustrating with watercolour or a Wacom stylus, creating for work or play. She is the graphic designer & communications coordinator at the London Economic Development Corporation. What she brings to the table are her experiences as an in-house, agency and freelance designer. Andrea’s background in visual arts, sociology (Western University) and graphic design (Fanshawe College) add to her professional aesthetic and outlook.


    Away from the computer, she is an avid distance runner and active volunteer in London’s creative community; specifically, at Museum London on the volunteer committee—Museum Underground since 2011. She’s been featured on twice: once for an interview in 2014 and another in 2015 to teach a master class about developing your personal brand.