The public sector is fraught with barriers to innovation, but perhaps the most important and oft-neglected requisite for fostering and driving innovation is curiosity.
Christian has been head of MindLab since 2007. Prior to joining MindLab, Christian led the public organisation and management practice of Ramboll, a consultancy. Christian is passionate about transforming the public sector’s ability to better meet the needs of citizens and society. Christian has presented to and advised a wide range of governments around the world on innovation in the public sector, and is a member of a number of advisory bords in Denmark and internationally.
He is a regular columnist and blogger and the author of four books on leadership, innovation and change in the public sector, most recently ‘Leading Public Sector Innovation: Co-creating for a Better Society’ (Policy Press, 2010).
Christian holds an M.Sc. in political science from Aarhus University, executive education from Harvard Business School and the Wharton School, and is currently writing a Ph.D. thesis on public managers as designers.
You can also find Christian on LinkedIn.
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