Johan van der Schaaf

Johan van der Schaaf

Johan is working at BoP Innovation Center as part of his graduation project for the program Strategic Product Design at Delft University of Technology. He currently focuses on building a behaviour change campaign that makes nutritious consumer products accessible and affordable for people at the Base of the Pyramid (BoP).  
 
Prior to joining BoP Innovation Center, Johan had been working on several social innovation projects in developing countries. Together with his team and partners, Johan collaborated with 78 night fishermen in Tanzania to design a solar powered fishing lamp that aims to replace thousands of expensive and dangerous kerosene lanterns. Additionally, Johan provides trainings and workshops in Design Thinking all over the world.
 
Johan believes in the power of Design Thinking in low-resource settings. He follows a pragmatic and methodical approach to tackle complex problems and always puts the end user first. 
 
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