Susan Evans is an entrepreneur, consultant and lecturer in innovation and design. Her vision, practice and research are focused on the creation of new regenerative eco-systems that can drive next-economy business and society. Started her career as a mathematician, computer scientist and statistician with proven creative leadership expertise. Previously, member of prestigious EU research and development projects, Fraunhofer institute, VP in global advertising with world leaders including Saatchi and Saatchi and Publicis London, FCB and Young and Rubicam San Francisco, CMO and strategic consultant for Silicon Valley digital start-ups and world leaders including Intel, Volvo, Pepsi-co. More recently featured in the Guardian 50 global social-entrepreneurs and received extensive media coverage for her work in China: where she founded a social enterprise to create market and demand towards regenerative and healthier society: includes prototypes for future resilient cities and cross-disciplinary spaces to inspire innovation and collaboration among policy makers, citizens and business. Food systems innovation remains core to her work: recently launched the Hong Kong Food Hackathon 2018 with intension to accelerate entrepreneurship and radical change in the food system. Evans is known as a frequent speaker, researcher and peer reviewed writer on innovation, leadership and systems regeneration.