PEOPLE
The people behind Serious Work

SERIOUSWORK People

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Sean Blair
Sean leads SERIOUSWORK. He was the principal author and designer of the book and developed the SERIOUSWORK LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Facilitation Training course.

Sean is the founder of a
ProMeet, an international professional facilitation business. He facilitates learning, growth and change in meetings, workshops, conferences all over the world.

One of the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® community's most active practitioners, he set up the first MeetUp group in London, there are now over 40 MeetUp groups globally.

Sean was a co-founder of the Service Design Network, an honorary Fellow at Durham University, a Trustee of the Royal Society of Arts, a council member of the Design Council and a commissioner on the Mayor for London’s Creative Industry Commission.

Sean has spoken about design, innovation and creativity on TV and radio and lectured at Universities in the UK and overseas.

Sean is part of the EMENA leadership team of
International Association of Facilitators (IAF), an organisation that promotes the power of facilitation. He is an IAF Certified™ Professional Facilitator and a 2016 winner of an IAF 'Facilitation Impact Award'.

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Marko Rillo
Marko had the idea to write the book and was Sean's co-author.

Marko's passion for and early adoption of the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® method led him to establish the
SeriousPlayPro community website that now has over 2000 members.

Marko first heard about the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® method at a conference with serious play guru Professor Johan Roos in 2005.

In 2007 he started his
doctoral studies at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland where a former Imagination Lab research fellow professor Claus D. Jacobs became one of his academic mentors.

Marko participated in one of the last LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® certification training sessions that was provided directly under the auspices of the LEGO® Corporation. He has facilitated at tiny start-ups and international multinationals, he has also helped create a vision for a country.

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Meet our training partners…

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Mirjami Sipponen-Damonte

Mirjami is the founder and CEO of the leading faciliation business in Finland: Xpedio and has 13 years experience in facilitation and organisation development.

Mirjami is a global board member of the International Association of Facilitators, and the European & Middle East Regional Director. In 2016, she was awarded the "Gold Facilitation Impact Award" award for outstanding facilitation. Mirjami is a certified LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® facilitator.

Mirjami inspires the endless opportunities of working with the groups and the experiences of success in creating functional processes for the individual needs of the group. Attaching attention to the learning environment, adapting to the situation and the needs of the group, and creating a confident and secure chat environment are all important in building relevant group experiences.

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Jens Dröge

Jens is Executive Coach, Change Manager and Certified LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Facilitator. With his consulting company within the network of the German Steinbeis University Berlin (SHB) he facilitates workshops and meetings with and without the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® method and offers leadership trainings.

Jens has over 15 years of experience in training and facilitation which he gained in various leading positions as Business Consultant in companies such as Porsche Consulting.

Jens has a strong belief in empowering people by sharing, listening and reflection, thus resulting in a higher approval and a feeling of responsibility. He has a strong focus on performance and personality, all of which he sees people gain through LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY®.

SERIOUSWORK book partners

We are very lucky to have some brilliant partners.

They helped write the book and have shared their wisdom, advice and stories. Thank you…

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