Nina is a globally recognised designer who has led a career in leading sectors, organisations and projects with design-driven innovation and value creation methodologies. Nina brings creative and strategic complexities of design thinking to create conditions to innovate.
Nina is currently the Chief for Gender Equality and Global Partner at ThinkPlace. Nina is passionate about delivering innovative practices that transform the world by addressing gender inequities. Nina’s reputation as a creative strategic systems thinker has drawn her into projects all around the world. Nina draws from decades of experience in design thinking, complexity, empowerment theory, actor-network theory, innovation, knowledge creation and system transition design to make change that matters. Nina believes that by empowering people within organisations, communities and global contexts we can co-create solutions that make deep systemic change.
Nina is a recognised leader in design thinking and designing for public good. She frequently speaks at international design and management conferences in such topic areas as management and design, design strategy and culture, and effective system-wide transformation and design-led change. Nina is Associate Professor at the Institute of Governance and Policy Analysis, University of Canberra in Australia, Distinguished Fellow Australian New Zealand School of Government, and adjunct Senior Lecturer at the University of NSW, Canberra. She teaches public management programs in the design thinking and co-design for sustainable impact.