PersonSara BallanAssociated Expert

"I like supporting and growing practical solutions to complex challenges.”

Sara works closely with Endeva as a strategic partner and associated director. Since 2009, Sara has been managing the BOP Learning Lab, hosted by the Confederation of Danish Industry. In this role, Sara advises companies ranging from social entrepreneurs to multinational corporations across a number of industries and geographies. Sara has conducted field research and BOP business development in many countries and sectors,  including energy, housing, food value chains and humanitarian innovation. A key focus area has been cross-industry partnership development. Besides working one-on-one with companies, Sara has been responsible for collecting learnings and developing practical tools and studies for donors and partners.  Topics span social enterprise ecosystems, market research methodologies and affordable technology. Sara has extensive project management experience and has led global teams.

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