Christian Bason

CEO
Danish Design Center

DESIGN STRATEGY AND SERVICE DESIGN JUROR

Christian Bason, CEO, Ph.D. leads the Danish Design Centre (DDC), a non-profit foundation backed by the Danish Government.

Pursuing missions across green, digital and social transitions, the DDC creates new opportunities for innovation and sustainable growth for business, organisations and designers.

Previously, Christian was Director of MindLab, the Danish government’s innovation team, and business manager with Ramboll Management Consulting.

Christian is the author of eight books on innovation, design and leadership, including Expand: Stretching the Future by Design (2022).

He has published in amongst other Harvard Business Review and Stanford Social Innovation Review.

He has taught executives at Oxford Saïd Business School, Henley MBA, the European School of Administration and Copenhagen Business School.

Christian is M.Sc. in Political Science and Ph.D. in Design and Leadership.