Anne Kruse works on smart cities and participatory processes for the CityLAB of Technologiestiftung Berlin. She is part of the Smart City core team of the Senate Chancellery, supporting the co-creative design of the new strategy development and implementation (strategie.smart-city-berlin.de). She holds an MSc in Regional and Urban Planning Studies from London School of Economics and Political Science and a BA in Communication and Cultural Management from Zeppelin University. Before, she worked as a public sector consultant, advising municipalities on digitalization, Smart Cities and New Work. Additionally, she engages in promoting diversity and social justice.