Anne-Louise Sommer
MUSEUM DIRECTOR, ADJ. PROFESSOR

Anne-Louise Sommer has been the director of Designmuseum Danmark since 2011. During that period, the museum has increased visitor numbers fivefold and has become an internationally recognised and award-winning museum based on the strategy “Design must be shared”.

Since 2012 Anne-Louise has been adjunct professor in Design Culture and Design History at the University of Southern Denmark.

Prior to the  Designmuseum Danmark, Anne-Louise had a long career at several of the Universities of Denmark, as researcher and teacher – most recently at the Danish Design School from 2004-2011 (now the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation) where she held various roles such as research director and principal.

Anne-Louise is active in various boards in Denmark and the Nordic countries, is a member of the Danish Design Council and participates in Danish, Nordic and international judging committees within the design field.

Other Jury Members 2020
Vanessa Julia Carpenter Future Technologies Expert (speaker, facilitator and creator)
Vanessa Julia Carpenter
Vanessa Julia Carpenter Future Technologies Expert (speaker, facilitator and creator)
Rosan Bosch Founder and Creative Director, Rosan Bosch Studio
Rosan Bosch
Rosan Bosch Founder and Creative Director, Rosan Bosch Studio
Rama Chorpash Founding Director, MFA Industrial Design, Parsons School of Design
Rama Chorpash
Rama Chorpash Founding Director, MFA Industrial Design, Parsons School of Design
Anders Lendager CEO and Founder, Lendager Group
Anders Lendager
Anders Lendager CEO and Founder, Lendager Group
Per Madsen Creative Director and Founder, IDna Group
Per Madsen
Per Madsen Creative Director and Founder, IDna Group
Rikke Ullersted Co-founder, Upcycling Forum
Rikke Ullersted
Rikke Ullersted Co-founder, Upcycling Forum
Ulla Riber Group Vice President og Head of Corporate Garage, ISS
Ulla Riber
Ulla Riber Group Vice President og Head of Corporate Garage, ISS
Søren Skafte Overgaard Partner, FRIDAY & PARTNERS
Søren Skafte Overgaard
Søren Skafte Overgaard Partner, FRIDAY & PARTNERS
Mark Wee CEO, DesignSingapore Council
Mark Wee
Mark Wee CEO, DesignSingapore Council
Anders Bang Kiertzner Executive Design & Innovation Strategist, MONOLITH
Anders Bang Kiertzner
Anders Bang Kiertzner Executive Design & Innovation Strategist, MONOLITH
Bettina Maisch Dr., Senior Key Expert Konsulent, SIEMENS CORPORATE TECHNOLOGY
Bettina Maisch
Bettina Maisch Dr., Senior Key Expert Konsulent, SIEMENS CORPORATE TECHNOLOGY
Christina Halskov CO-FOUNDER OF HALSKOV & DALSGAARD DESIGN
Christina Halskov
Christina Halskov CO-FOUNDER OF HALSKOV & DALSGAARD DESIGN
Lars Ploug-Sørensen SENIOR PROJECT DIRECTOR, DANFOSS DRIVES
Lars Ploug-Sørensen
Lars Ploug-Sørensen SENIOR PROJECT DIRECTOR, DANFOSS DRIVES
Erik Balck Sørensen Partner, VF Venture
Erik Balck Sørensen
Erik Balck Sørensen Partner, VF Venture