Sara Gry Striegler
Sara has been working within the field of design, innovation and healthcare for more than 10 years, developing products and services for the healthcare sector, advising policy level, and implementing innovation policy and strategy.
Sara is head of the Danish Design Centre’s business area Design Health. This work explores how design can radically improve healthcare services and solutions across public and private sector and, while elevating advanced technology, is fully centered around the patient experience. The goal is to facilitate the creation of ground-breaking new services and products as well as public-private innovation frameworks by tackling challenges through experimentation and harnessing the benefits of latest developments in technology and access to new data.
Sara lead the design-driven strategy process, co-creating the innovation strategy with and for the Capital Region of Denmark. The Danish Design Centre has contributed to the transformation of the organization and the strengthening and prioritization of innovation and has provided management decision-making basis for concrete implementation plans that can support innovation efforts among employees and businesses.
Sara has a profound knowledge and experience within the field of design thinking and design doing, and is passionate about creating value through insights, challenging conventional thinking and using experiments to address complex challenges. Previously she has been serving as an internal consultant and advisor for the Capital Region of Denmark, where she amongst others, was responsible for implementing the innovation policy from the policy level to operation management, teaching innovation methods and tools.
Sara holds a Master of Science degree in engineering, Design & Innovation (Technical University of Denmark)