Anna Seravalli is a senior lecturer and design researcher at The School of Arts and Communication Malmö University. She has a background as product and service designer and holds a PhD in Design and Social Innovation.

Her research engages with questions of participation and democracy in the strive towards the development of socially and ecological sustainable cities. She closely collaborates with citizens, NGOs, civil servants and small entrepreneurs exploring possible design approaches and organizational models that might foster more sustainable, inclusive and democratic cities.

She is the coordinator of Malmö University DESIS Lab and boundary crosser at the Insitute for Sutainable City Development