Dr. Bo Stjerne Thomsen is the Vice President and Chair of Learning through Play. The function of the Chair is to be the expert at the highest level to the executive leadership on how children and adults learn through play, and providing consultation at the bilateral, regional and multilateral levels to international partners, leaders and advocacy.
He is a spokesperson representing the LEGO Foundation and the LEGO Brand Group at international fora’s, and advising leadership teams across the LEGO entities, in order to attain the overall LEGO Brand Vision of Learning through Play. Bo Stjerne spent 9 years building the research agenda and organizational expertise on children’s development, play and learning, in order for the LEGO Foundation to be the leading authority on learning through play, and advising international NGO’s, corporates and public partners on research implementation.
He did his master’s degree in design, architecture and engineering, and his PhD on performative learning environments, and worked 10 years developing learning environments and technology applications across four continents.