Co-founder of Rock City Foundation, the official SA partner of Design Can Do, Suné Stassen is a creative consultant, project manager, design education specialist and content developer. The former editor of the biannual online publication Design>Ed, Stassen has served on the adjudication panel of SABS Design Institute's Design Achievers Awards (2008 - 2011) and is a board member of DEFSA (Design Education, Forum of South Africa).
Involved with a number of initiatives such as managing the Loeries Creative Future Scholarship, Stassen is currently contracted by SABS Panel of Design Experts as an independent consultant, was an assistant researcher for the WDC2014 bid, and is a project partner of MoDILA’s ACE Programmes. She is also the contributing editor of three design textbooks produced for secondary education and contributed to the development of design curriculums in an advisory capacity. Stassen is an INDEX:award finalist (2009).