Christian Bason, PhD, is the CEO of the Danish Design Centre, a not-for-profit institution funded by the Danish government working to advance the value of design for business and society. He is former Director of MindLab, the Danish government’s innovation team and former Business Manager at Ramboll, a global consultancy. He is the author of seven books on innovation, design and leadership, including Design for Policy and Leading Public Design. He has written for among others Harvard Business Review, Stanford Social Innovation Review and the Danish weekly Monday Morning. Christian is a Board Member of the Royal Academy of Architecture, Design and Conservation in Copenhagen, a Member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Agile Governance, and former Chairman of the European Commission’s Expert Group on Public Sector Innovation. He is an external lecturer in executive training at Oxford Saïd Business School, Copenhagen Business School and the EU School of Administration. Christian holds an MSc in political science and a PhD in design leadership.