Christian Bason is CEO at Danish Design Centre (DDC), where he works to develop and promote Danish design as an important contribution for the progression of the Danish business community.

Christian comes from a position as Head of Innovation at the development unit MindLab from where he, in the last eight years, has worked on developing and conveying design methods in the public sector in Denmark and internationally.

Prior to this he was a leader in the consultancy Rambøll Management, for several years. Christian is also a university lecturer, and has presented to and advised governments around the world. He is a regular columnist and the author of five books on leadership, innovation and design, including Design for Policy and Leading Public Sector Innovation.

Christian has a Masters in Political Science from Aarhus University, executive education from Harvard Business School and the Wharton School and is a doctoral fellow at Copenhagen Business School.