Angela Hanson
Angela Hanson Innovation Lead

Angela Hanson is an innovation lead at the Observatory of Public Sector Innovation at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). She directs work around innovation capability-building in public sector organisations, with a focus on anticipatory innovation and futures thinking to prepare governments for and respond to futures that demand radically new approaches. She also researches and advises governments around the world on their public sector innovation portfolios and aligning both the organisational capabilities and authorising environment around public sector missions and policy goals, including in international development organisations. Previously, Angela has also worked in public administrations in the United States, including in city-level innovation and policy offices and state agencies. Angela believes that public service is the thorniest but most worthy challenge in organisational design.