Bernise Ang

Methodology Lead
Zeroth Labs

Bernise Ang is Principal at Zeroth Labs, a systems innovation lab which helps cities in developing countries make sense of urbanization challenges and prototyping new public services to meet them. Her frameworks have been adopted by the Singapore government and UNDP. Her work at Zeroth Labs extends beyond her training in psychology in playing alchemist across approaches such as anthropology, data science, design, behavioural science, foresight methods and systems thinking. Bernise had a previous corporate life in private equity and in M&A, and also founded Syinc a youth development nonprofit, from which alums have gone on become Forbes 30Under30 and Ashoka Fellow awardees. In international policy, she co-created processes for the development of civil society policy positions at the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development and UNFCCC. Bernise is a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum (WEF) and adjunct faculty at the Singapore Management University on innovation methods. Her speaking ranges from talking urban innovation at SXSW to navigating the socio-economic implications of artificial intelligence and the Fourth Industrial Revolution at the WEF.