Design Thinking is the glue between all disciplines.

DesignThinkers Group is one of the leading ‘design driven’ Innovation Agencies. We are represented in 25 countries and train, develop and facilitate creative multidisciplinary teams and communities to drive positive change. We are guiding organizations around the world making the transition from being strictly product orientated and sales driven, towards being service orientated and human centered. Service Design Thinking enables you to develop and deliver innovative ideas, change and solutions to complicated problems. It is an activity-based process with a strong emphasis on teamwork and co-creation.


Our mission is to provide space and time for teams and individuals to be inspired and challenged, to ‘learn-by-doing’ and strengthen their ability for creative problem solving and help organizations build the necessary environment and mind-set.

“The training course with top professionals from the Design Thinking field and the hands-on approach inspired my work as a human-centred design consultant. A wonderful experience.”

Alexander Faga, Swisscom
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DesignThinkers Agency is our consulting branch, supporting global organizations in executing their innovation strategy with repeated and scalable innovation.

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Our mission is to provide space and time for multidisciplinary teams and individuals to be inspired and challenged, to ‘learn-by-doing’ and strengthen the ability for creative problem solving.

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DesignThinkers Group is the leading global Innovation Agency, facilitating organizations around the world in making the transition from being strictly product orientated, towards being human centered.

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The annual Design Thinking Conference brings DesignThinkers of all over the world together, to keep the conversation on Design Thinking moving forward and push the boundaries as far possible.

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The Creative Leadership Platform is a Think Tank for corporate change agents. With informal events, we increase facilitate conversation and collaboration between innovation professionals.

Marjo Staring

Senior Partner & Co-Founder

The Netherlands

Arne van Oosterom

Senior Partner & Co-Founder

The Netherlands

Tim Schuurman

Senior Partner & Owner

The Netherlands

Anne-Marie Kaandorp

Executive Officer

The Netherlands

Vicky Stor

Executive Officer DTA

The Netherlands

Sam Stevens

Office Manager

The Netherlands

Marcello Risolo

Designer & UX Researcher

The Netherlands

Thomas de Bresser

Business Developer & Innovation Coach

The Netherlands

Marjolein van Eersel

Senior Facilitator

The Netherlands

Joris Funcke

Senior Facilitator

The Netherlands

Jeroen van der Weide

Senior Facilitator

The Netherlands

Danielle Hoek

Senior Facilitator

The Netherlands

Maaike Mintjes

Senior Researcher

The Netherlands

Miguel Heilbron

Partner Social Innovation DT

The Netherlands

Maarten Jurriaanse

Partner DT Concept Studio

The Netherlands

David Kester

Managing Partner DTA UK

The United Kingdom

Brian Kling

Innovation Catalyst


Marc Bolick

Managing Partner DT US

The United States

Robert Bloom

Managing Partner DT SA

South Africa

Jorge Rodriguez

Managing Partner DT Spain


Pedro Janeiro

Managing Partner DT Portugal


Daniela Marzavan

Senior Facilitator


Emma Jefferies

Lead Design Researcher

The United Kingdom

James Rock

Managing Partner DT UK

The United Kingdom

Natalía Papadopoúlou

Service Designer


Sofia Ntoulou

Design Researcher


Dimitrios Mallios

Creativity Facilitator


Alexandros Mileounis

Design Researcher


Eduardo Loureiro

Managing Partner DT Brazil


Eduardo Rigotto

Managing Partner DT Brazil


Marcos Machado

Managing Partner DT Brazil


Adriana Dolnyckyj

Managing Partner DT Canada


Brian Ling

Managing Partner DT Singapore


Patrick van Der Voorn

Senior Facilitator


Mark Watson

Managing Partner DT Australia


Giselle Della Mea

Managing Partner DT Uruguay


Markus Stoisser

Managing Partner DT Austria


Petra Pecarevic

Managing Partner DT Croatia


Alfredo Osorio

Managing Partner DT Chile


Amir Hoshia

Managing Partner DT Israel