Originally from Germany, Sebastian Weise lives and works in Newcastle (UK). He is the founder and Director business owner at PlaceChangers Ltd, a property technology startup which enables innovative public consultations for construction and planning projects.
Sebastian holds a PhD in Digital Innovation from Lancaster University. His research focused on analysing and tracing the activities by planners to manage and deliver public consultations. From more than a decade in research and practice, he has a profound understanding of digital tools for collaborative city making. He has a background in GIS-based interactive systems.