Mads Quistgaard
Design Director, Urgent.Agency
Mads Quistgaard

Mads is a specialist in connecting design practice and strategy and has handled a wide range of design and branding projects for clients including the Danish Parliament, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Denmark, Tate Modern, Designmuseum Denmark, Bang & Olufsen, DR (Danish Broadcasting Corporation), Hotel d’Angleterre in Copenhagen and Novo Nordisk.

Mads is currently an honorary affiliate professor at Design School Kolding. He holds a BA in architecture and two master’s degrees in design.
He has received several design prizes, including Knud V. Engelhardt Memorial Grant, Red Dot – Best of the Best and Creative Circle Gold Award.

Mads is an active speaker and contributor to the design debate and a visiting professor and external examiner at Denmark’s four creative higher education institutions.

Other Jury Members 2018
Thomas Madsen-Mygdal CEO & Co-founder, TwentyThree
Thomas Madsen-Mygdal
Thomas Madsen-Mygdal CEO & Co-founder, TwentyThree
Peter Hebin Bruun Head of Communication and Sustainability, The Danish Growth Fund
Peter Hebin Bruun
Peter Hebin Bruun Head of Communication and Sustainability, The Danish Growth Fund
Thomas Ibsen Founder, PLEASE WAIT to be SEATED
Thomas Ibsen
Thomas Ibsen Founder, PLEASE WAIT to be SEATED
Vigga Svensson CEO and founder of VIGGA
Vigga Svensson
Vigga Svensson CEO and founder of VIGGA
Søren Skafte Overgaard Partner and board member in the communication agency FRIDAY & Partners
Søren Skafte Overgaard
Søren Skafte Overgaard Partner and board member in the communication agency FRIDAY & Partners
Rikke Ulk CEO and founder of the consultancy firm Antropologerne ApS
Rikke Ulk
Rikke Ulk CEO and founder of the consultancy firm Antropologerne ApS
Charlotte Sahl-Madsen CEO, Capital of Children
Charlotte Sahl-Madsen
Charlotte Sahl-Madsen CEO, Capital of Children
Agnes Kwek Executive Director, DesignSingapore Council
Agnes Kwek
Agnes Kwek Executive Director, DesignSingapore Council
Claus Skytte Creative Strategist, writer and speaker
Claus Skytte
Claus Skytte Creative Strategist, writer and speaker
Joel Towers Executive Dean, Parsons School of Design
Joel Towers
Joel Towers Executive Dean, Parsons School of Design
Lene Dammand Lund Rector, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation
Lene Dammand Lund
Lene Dammand Lund Rector, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation
Lotte Lyngsted Jepsen Co-founding partner and User specialist, Hatch & Bloom
Lotte Lyngsted Jepsen
Lotte Lyngsted Jepsen Co-founding partner and User specialist, Hatch & Bloom
Pil Bredahl Designer and owner of Pil Bredahl Design
Pil Bredahl
Pil Bredahl Designer and owner of Pil Bredahl Design
Richard Hsu Co-founder and creative director, Pan-Asia Network
Richard Hsu
Richard Hsu Co-founder and creative director, Pan-Asia Network