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Lene Krogh Jeppesen

Senior consultant, the Danish National Center for Public-Private Innovation (CO-PI)

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Lene Krogh Jeppesen works at the Danish National Center for Public-Private Innovation (CO-PI). CO-PI has two main purposes: contribute to increased quality and efficiency in the public sector through innovation and contribute to society’s welfare, growth and prosperity through several innovative solutions created in public-private collaboration. Lene holds a Master of Science (MSc) in Sociology from the University of Copenhagen and has a systemic and narrative consultancy training.

Lene is responsible for the work on evaluation of innovation and CO-PI’s innovation awards, and she maintains cooperation with national Nordic and international actors on public innovation. She has previously worked with innovation, knowledge sharing and social media in The Danish Tax Administration and The City of Copenhagen. Lene believes that curiosity about and inclusion of other people’s perspectives creates a better public sector and society. She grew up in southern Denmark, is a big yoga enthusiast, which is kept in check by a penchant for high heels and red wine. Lene is currently concerned with how innovation can help solve wicked problems, and how that changes innovation work including the political leadership of innovation.

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