Me in 10 seconds.

Hi, my name is Manuel.

My aim is to help organizations innovate by developing a user-centered mindset from the bottom-up. You can check out some of my work below.

This is a small site where I post past and current projects.

In my past life I was a journalist. You can read some of my work here.

Past Projects

the European Organization
for Nuclear Research

Working at IdeaSquare, CERN's experimental innovation lab. Researching how we might further the interaction between the scientific community and entrepreneurs within CERN. Read more.

Konica Minolta

Konica Minolta’s UK Business Innovation Center asked us to look into the design principles that would shape the future of meetings. Read more.

The Rockefeller Foundation's
Informal City Dialogues

The Informal City Dialogues was a year-long project by the Rockefeller Foundation. The aim was to foster a conversation about the informal urban realm, and how it can be cultivated and harnessed for the benefit of all. Read more.


Working with Ferrino - founded in Turin, Italy in 1870 - to explore pathways towards sustainability.

Reach out

Feel free to drop me a line here: manuel @

I'm currently living in Lima, Peru. Barcelona, Spain. Geneva, Switzerland

What I am up to now