Christian Bason

Ph.D., author, speaker, advisor and board member; former CEO, Danish Design Center
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Christian Bason is a leader at the forefront of new approaches to sustainable transitions. As the CEO of the Danish Design Center, Christian has played a pivotal role strengthening the value of all forms of design in society. Formerly, Christian was Director of MindLab, the Danish government’s innovation team, where he pioneered design for the public sector, and Business Manager with Ramboll, a global advisory group.

Christian is the author of nine books on design, innovation, governance and leadership, including Expand: Stretching the Future by Design. He is a frequent keynote speaker, trainer and advisor on design innovation for sustainable change across cities, business, and government at home and abroad. Christian is Ph.D. in design, leadership and governance, and M.Sc. in political science.