Pia Gjellerup

Pia Gjellerup

Director

pgj@coi.dk

61813101

As a municipal politician, a member of the parliament and aminister, and as a political director of DJØF, Pia has worked with the development of the public sector from many angles. She loves sharing knowledge and engaging others in developing the public sector so that employees can perform their best and the citizens receive the best services. She has trouble getting up in the morning, going to bed in the evening and lingering in the meantime. Pia is raised in Copenhagen. Masters of laws from the University of Copenhagen 1985, Attorney 1990.

Majken Præstbro

Majken Præstbro

Head of Relations

mmp@coi.dk

61813104

Majken has worked with innovation, knowledge sharing, social media and digitalization for several years in SKAT, (the Danish Customs and Tax Administration), MindLab, a number of public-sector projects, NGOs and the private sector. She has a burning desire to develop the public sector from within. Majken can play the recorder with her nose, but otherwise she spends most of her time collecting adult points. MA in Communications from the University of Roskilde 2002. MA in Innovation Management from the Danish School of Education / Copenhagen Business School 2012. Majken is responsible for the work on spreading innovation, including the Spreading Innovation Guide and Dialogue Tool.

Ole Bech Lykkebo

Ole Bech Lykkebo

Head of Analysis

obl@coi.dk

61813102

Ole has worked with innovation, analysis, project management and communication in municipalities, interest groups and the private sector. He is an enthusiastic supporter of putting together different experience backgrounds and skills to develop new solutions for the benefit of citizens and businesses. Ole has difficulty walking past cakes and old cars. MSc. from the University of Aarhus 2000, Diploma Education in Journalism 2009. Ole is responsible for the Innovation Barometer and also works with the national innovation internship.

Lene Krogh Jeppesen

Lene Krogh Jeppesen

Senior Consultant

lkj@coi.dk

61813105

Lene is a sociologist and has a two-year education in systemic and narrative approaches to consulting. She has previously worked with innovation, knowledge sharing and social media in SKAT (the Danish Customs and Tax Administration) and in the City of Copenhagen. Lene believes that curiosity towards - and involvement of multiple perspectives creates a better public sector. Lene is a great yoga enthusiast, which is kept in check by a penchant for high heels and red wine. MSc. (sociologist) from the University of Copenhagen 2004. Lene is responsible for the work on evaluating innovative initiatives and also works with initiatives on spreading innovation.

Rikke Gredsted Seidenfaden

Rikke Gredsted Seidenfaden

Journalist

rgs@coi.dk

61813103

Rikke has a background in various national news media. She is passionate about finding and sharing the new great or surprising examples of how to create public-sector innovation. Rikke can angle sharply, but surprisingly often comes to tell stories without a climax or tension curve. Journalist from the University of Southern Denmark, 2013. MSc in public administration from the University of Roskilde, 2016. Rikke is the writing force on COI's publications as well as editor of the newsletter. Her responsibilities include development of the website, newsletter and other of COI's public profiles.

Maja Brita Hauan

Maja Brita Hauan

Innovation Consultant

mbh@coi.dk

61813106

Maja has worked with public and social innovation in the interest organization of Norwegian municipalities, among social-economic companies and in the NGO sector. She is interested in creating new solutions to society's current and future challenges. Maja has a strong attachment to the northern Norwegian nature and is a frequent user of swear words. As a little girl, she dreamed of becoming a part of the Maya peoples. Chaos pilot 2010. MSc in Political Communication and Management from Copenhagen Business School, 2014. Maja has done work on the national innovation intership and is the supervisor of the strategy process for COI 2017-19.

Tinne Steffensen

Tinne Steffensen

Data Analyst

ts@coi.dk

61813109

After a year abroad, accompanying her wife to study at Yale University in the United States, Tinne has returned "home" to the work as an analyst at COI. Here she crunches data, see unprecedented patterns and conduct other analytical tasks that ensure that we have a good data base on public innovation in Denmark with the Innovation Barometer.

Lotte Rømer Grove

Lotte Rømer Grove

Innovation Consultant

lrg@coi.dk

61813108

Lotte has worked with networking, involvement and knowledge sharing in the Ministry of Social Affairs, in a private consultancy, as an entrepreneur, and most recently in the Municipality of Holbæk. Here, Lotte has worked on strengthening the conditions for public sector innovation and cooperation across sectors. Lotte takes great pleasure in setting up a good field for others to play in, which may be a sports injury from many years as a semi-professional volleyball player. MSc in public administration from the University of Roskilde in 2003. Lotte works with evaluation, qualification and spreading of public sector innovation.

Niels Jakobsen

Niels Jakobsen

Innovation Consultant

nja@coi.dk

61813107

For several years, Niels has worked with cross-sectoral innovation in the City of Copenhagen with specific collaborations across two administrations. He is a MA in Social Studies and Art History from the University of Aarhus. Niels tends to look for a solid foundation in the depths without being able to swim and over the years he has lost the ability to think without drawing at the same time. At COI, Niels is involved in initiatives on spreading innovation and capacity building through collaborative projects with COI's partners.

Maja Nørgaard Glad

Maja Nørgaard Glad

Student Assistant

mng@coi.dk

61813110

Maja is finishing her MA in International Business Communication from Copenhagen Business School, which she will obtain in the beginning of the summer 2018. She loves to explore the many opportunities that Copenhagen has to offer and occasionally enjoys to play bingo. At COI, Maja assists on web-related tasks on the website and catches what else is thrown into the air.