Our network

We work together on societal innovation

Frank van Erkel

Frank van Erkel

- Co-founder of i2si, owner of the ChangeLab

Has a passion with citizen participation, societal and govermental change. Co-designer and core-facilitator of the Societal Innovation Camps. Works as consultant, coach and changemanager for government and societal organisations. In his work he is combining apprciative inquiry, design thinking and creative leadership. Based in the Netherlands but working thoughout Europe.

Hank Kune

Hank Kune

- Co-founder of i2si, owner Educore

Working as an international consultant on societal innovation, and future centers. From the start the lead-designer and -facilitator of Societal Innovation Camps. Has a lot of experience on EU-innovation projects. Current his main activities are in the Netherlands, Belgium, Finland and Japan.

Magnus Jörgel

Magnus Jörgel

- Co-founder of i2si, owner Magnus Jörgel Consultancy

Is involved in research and practical work on intellectual capital and societal innovation. Co-designer and core-facilitator of the Societal Innovation Camps. Based in Sweden, he is an International Certified Future Strategist after completing a Kairos Future led, international, course. Has also extensive experience in advisory work in developing countries.

Paolo Martinez

Paolo Martinez

- Co-founder of i2si, owner Futour

More than 15 years experience in creativity and participation applied to innovation management, technology transfer and territorial development. Co-designer and core-facilitator of the Societal Innovation Camps. He is an architect of processes and innovation pilots through the application of participatory techniques and futurization methods. Based in Italy.

Pleun Schimmelpennick

Pleun Schimmelpennick

- International facilitator, lean practitioner, City of Amsterdam

She has extensive knowledge of organisational development and is working as a coach, facilitator and trainer on continious improvement programms for the City of Amsterdam. She is core-facilitator of the Societal Innovation Camps.

Ralph Weickel

Ralph Weickel

- Appreciative Inquiry master, owner European Center for Positive Change

Is passionate about facilitating Positive Change in organizations, communities, teams and individuals to allow individuals to perform at their best using their strengths for consistent results. Is a master at unleashing energy for new initiatives and asking questions that engage people in new conversation. Appreciative Inquiry is the basis for his work and he is fluent in English and German.

Noburo Konno

Noburo Konno

- Knowledge ecologist, owner KIRO and president of Japan Innovation Network

Has worked on research and practice on knowledge creation theory, and “ba” (place) for innovation. Integrated approach including scenario planning, design thinking, and “purpose engineering”. He also leads a future centers initiative in Japan (FCAJ), platform to connect future centers, innovation centers and living labs.

Naoki Ogiwara

Naoki Ogiwara

- Knowledge & Change Management Consultant, Managing Director, Knowledge Associates Japan

He has extensive experience in knowledge-based management, organizational transformation and innovation projects. His has worked as Director at the Asian Productivity Organization, Senior Knowledge Management Officer at The World Bank (Washington DC) and Senior Consultant at KDI (Tokyo). Naoki is actively networking like-minded institutions/people that believe in knowledge creation for societal innovation and currently doing doctoral research on knowledge management at Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo.

Louise Wester

Louise Wester

- Graphic recorder, graphic facilitator with the motto: Be brave keep it simple!

With her background in natural science, global companies and communication she focuses on making the complex easier to see, creating engagement and ownership in groups and bridging between human beings. She is based in Sweden and a member of the International Forum for Visual Practitioners. Louise is a good listener who has a fast and sharp pen, which she uses for visualising live as it happens.

Jonas Klevhag

Jonas Klevhag

- co-founder of The Network Agency

As a founder of The Network Agency, he offers the regional skills of southern Sweden as a prototyping garage for sustainability challenges. Klevhag specializes in Need and Incentives Assessment and Multi-disciplinary facilitation. He has helped companies, citys and regional leadership in Indonesia and Liberia to quantify the ir sustainable business potential. Combining his backgrounds in engineering and sales with script writing and producing in international broadcast media, Klevhag was the last six years business advisor and innovation strategist for the regional government of southern Sweden.

Ellen ten Voorde

Ellen ten Voorde

- International facilitator, 70-20-10 expert, City of Amsterdam

She is passionate about learning and development of people within organisations, government and cities. She designs and facilitates programs were government officials learn and innovate together with stakeholders to tackle challenges and increase the liveability of their cities. She is core-facilitator of the Societal Innovation Camps.

Ehsan Baha

Ehsan Baha

- Innovation Design Strategist & Researcher, owner of Meaningwise

Dedicated to Design for Societal Development. Specialized in the design, and designing of the design process, of intelligent products, systems, and related services. Currently pursing a PhD on ‘What is good design?’, lecturing ‘Business, Culture, and Technology’ at Delft University of Technology, and consulting SME’s and startups in The Netherlands.

Sara Modig and Åsa Minoz

Sara Modig and Åsa Minoz

- Co-founders of ModigMinoz

ModigMinoz is a consultancy and do-tank with the mission to contribute to increased innovation for a better society. Facilitators in processes that builds upon the strength in co-creation and innovative thinking as engines for societal change. ModigMinoz targets open, learning processes with strength-based approaches, systems thinking and user focus. Experienced former public policy makers within innovation policy.

Yasemin Arhan Modéer

Yasemin Arhan Modéer

- Altitude Meetings

She is CEO and founder of Altitude Meetings. A company with focus on making the world a little bit better! Through good meetings, workshops and conferences Altitude Meetings is trying to make the physical meeting a valuable tool to make a change. Altitude Meetings is focusing on content and formats within sustainable communities, environmental issues, integration, migration and human relations. Yasemin is often assigned as moderator and process leader. She has a political master in international relations and has worked within the chambers of commerce in Sweden for more than nine years followed by the cluster organisation Media Evolution, different think tanks as well as the production company Anagram.