Rasmussen Consulting is an organization of individuals, who are experts in designing and facilitating with the LEGO SERIOUS PLAY method and passionate about the power of the process and the beliefs underpinning the method. We possess a unique global combination of experiences, skills and attitudes. We align with our values and bring together a deep diversity to create immediate results for our clients. All employees, partners and associates are certified in the LEGO SERIOUS PLAY method.
Rasmussen Consulting was founded in 2004 by Robert Rasmussen and Jette Duus and operates globally with companies in Denmark, North America, Japan and Singapore.
Robert Rasmussen - United States and Europe
Managing Director and Chief Facilitator. A former employee of LEGO, Robert is a main architect of the LEGO SERIOUS PLAY methodology and co-author of the book "Building a Better Business Using the LEGO SERIOUS PLAY Method".
After several years and more than 20 iterations, he and his team developed the concept into the reproducible and robust methodology it is today. He is the master trainer in the LSP methodology.
Robert is co-principal for Rasmussen Consulting in US and in Denmark and on the advisory board for Rasmussen Consulting in Japan and Singapore. He is master trainer for the LEGO SERIOUS PLAY metehod. He has spent his career applying experiences and theories about play, learning, creativity and teaching business and organizational development.
Jette Duus - Denmark and Europe in general
Trained and certified facilitator in the LEGO SERIOUS PLAY method – 2006. Motivational coach and speaker. Experienced project manager. Co-founder and partner in Rasmussen Consulting. Degree from International Business College in Kolding, DK. Coach and psychology degrees from USA. Facilitate workshops within all areas of business life.
Takasi Hasunuma - Japan
He is one of the most active evangelists in Japan, frequently providing seminars in public and lectures at national and private universities. He came across with this methodology in 2007 while he was Program Director of Kyushu-Asia Institute of Leadership and then became a certified facilitator in 2008.
He started his career a trader of chemicals in 1974 and then a new technology researcher at Mitsubishi Corporation, until he became an Executive Director at Russell Reynolds Associates, Inc in 1989. In 1994, He became one of the founding members of Globis Corporation and developed executive training programs with case method for Japanese multinational manufacturing and comprehensive trading companies during 1994 -1997; Globis Corporation is now a leading private business school, approved by Japan’s Minister of Culture & Science. Then he became a Managing Director of Texchem Group of Companies of Malaysia, where he led manufacturing companies of plastics packages for multinational semiconductor and hard disk drive manufacturers in Thailand, Singapore and Philippines during 1998-2004.
He has an MBA from Wharton, University of Pennsylvania, United States (1985) and a BS in Industrial Management from Waseda University, Japan (1974).
Masao Ishihara - Japan and Asia in general
Director and Chief Facilitator and Principal of Rasmussen Academy, Japan. With his long years of working experiences and research institutions, his main mission in his carrier has been promoting “Constructionism” based learning at schools and businesses. He has a BS from International Christian University (1985) and a MS from Boston University (Management Information System, 1990).
Through his many years of working relations, he was invited by Robert Rasmussen to join Rasmussen Consulting. He became the first qualified facilitator in Japan and is today also the first trainer-of-facilitators in Japan. Ever since, he has been mainly contributing the company’s Japanese operation as chief application designer as well research and development new ways to apply LSP and Rasmussen Consulting’s own methodology to various business challenges.
Kris Tay - Singapore and Asia in general
Kris has a degree in Business Administration from the National University of Singapore. In March 2010, she had attained the certification as a in facilitatorin the LEGO SERIOUS PLAY method. In 2011, Kris had attained the Advanced Diploma for Public Speaking with the London Academy of Music.
Kris is by profession, a trainer and workshop facilitator. She is passionate about maximizing and unlocking the full creativity and potential of children and adults alike. Kris has been engaged by the Gifted Education Branch, Ministry of Education, Singapore, to conduct public speaking workshops for the gifted pupils and the Republic Polytechnic to help students in their presentation skills.