About Jakob Hellman

Jakob leads the work at Save the Children Sweden on developing innovative approaches to accelerate the protection and empowerment of the world’s most vulnerable children. The innovation lab Growth Hub collaborates in an ecosystem within Save the Children movement and together with external partners sharing the same goals.

Jakob has fifteen years of practical experience in leadership and analysis within innovation management, community development and policy development. He has been Head of Innovation at Stockholm Region, held various manager positions at Vinnova, the Swedish innovation agency, and has experience from EY and Technopolis Group as well as the Government Offices. Jakob has been a board member, advisor and expert in various committees and holds a Msc in political science from Uppsala University and LUISS in Italy.


March 21, 15:45 Main stage

The role of civil society for citizen engagement contribution to system innovation