Runa Sabroe

Programme Director
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Runa Sabroe
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Runa Sabroe is programme director at the Danish Design Centre. She heads and develops projects and programmes on the DDC’s strategic platform Design Cities.

Runa works in the intersection of design research, public and private innovation and strategic change management. She worked for the cross-governmental innovation unit MindLab for seven years and has solid experience with the use of design as a framework for innovation and service development. From her job as a communication advisor in the internationally positioned architectural firm Schmidt Hammer Lassen, Runa brings in-depth experience with strategic organisation development within design and architecture.

Runa holds an MA in media studies and is the author of numerous articles on service design and design as a tool for innovation. She is also a popular speaker, facilitator and teacher, both in Denmark and abroad, and has taught in a wide range of contexts, including collaborations with UNDP, Said Business School University of Oxford and the Canadian-based design school Institute without Boundaries.