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Kursty Groves is an award-winning designer, innovation consultant, author, TV presenter, speaker, professor and workplace strategy advisor. Kursty’s particular passion is in helping organizations to cultivate the right cultural and physical environments to support innovation. In her rst book, I Wish I Worked There! – A Look Inside the Most Creative Spaces in Business, Kursty went behind the scenes of the world’s most innovative companies, uncovering insights that drive their success. Her second book, Spaces for Innovation: The Design and Science of Inspiring Environments, was commissioned by independent innovation charity Nesta and published by FRAME and was launched in 2016.

Kursty spent seven years at global innovation agency WhatIf!, rst in London then in New York co-building its Innovation Capability team. Her experience includes designing and running creativity workshops, driving innovation and internal transformation projects and coaching senior executives around innovation culture issues. Recently appointed adjunct professor at the IE University in Madrid, she is running a Masters in Agile Work Space Design in a joint course between the architecture and design school and business school.

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