Josina Vink is a designer focused on health systems transformation. She is currently doing research within Experio Lab, a national center for patient-focused innovation in Sweden, while completing her PhD at Karlstad University in collaboration with the Center for Service Research. Josina is an Early Stage Researcher within the Service Design for Innovation Network, an EU Horizon 2020 program. She has experience innovating from the inside of large hospitals in Canada and the United States, including at the Mayo Clinic. In her practice, she developed new health services, facilitated shifts in practices across sectors, and co-led a lab working to transform mental health systems. Josina is passionate about disrupting the status quo and building resilient service systems to enable a healthy future for all.
Jocelyn is a designer and PhD researcher. She works for service and social design consultancy Uscreates (London), on projects focused on design for health and wellbeing. Clients include the UK Policy Lab and the Health Foundation. Alongside Uscreates she is exploring design practice in policymaking through her PhD at Brighton University, working closely with Policy Lab. Before Uscreates, she was at cultural consultancy BOP, and Westminster think tank Policy Connect, where she ran the Parliamentary Design Group and Design Commission, publishing a number of reports on design policy. In 2014, she was commissioned (along with collaborators) by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council to map the social design research field and make recommendations about future funding in this domain. She has degrees in Architecture (Cambridge) and History of Art (Birkbeck).
Scott is a member of The Parsons DESIS Lab (NYC) and a PhD Candidate in Anthropology at the New School for Social Research. His work explores the many ways design is being used to address complex social and political issues. In particular, his works focuses on service and strategic design at the intersection of public and third sectors, the global emergence of innovation labs, as well as various forms of design pedagogy. Scott is also an educator and has taught at Parsons School of Design, Eugene Lang College and Centro University in Mexico City. He is also a recent recipient of the Andrew W. Mellon Doctoral Fellowship at the Graduate Institute for Design, Ethnography and Social Thought in New York City. At the Institute Scott has spent the last year exploring various articulations of ethnographic practice in areas of art, design and social research.