Daniel Urey has a political science background and is co-founder and head of LABLAB. LABLAB is a research and design think tank that primarily focuses on change processes in rural areas from the local to the global context. LABLAB's cross-border method is based on a site-specific and inclusive process that links community planning, communication, innovation and cross-sectoral collaboration. Daniel Urey is also active as a curator, most recently as a co-curator for Arcadia, a lost paradise at the National Museum and Symbiosis at the art gallery Färgfabriken. Daniel Urey has extensive experience of leading international and complex community programs in urban and rural contexts in Sweden, the Baltics, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, Central Africa and Southeast Asia.