Anne Stenros

Architect and Chief Design Officer of the City of Helsinki

Dr Anne Stenros is a design thought leader and a speaker lecturing around the world. She graduated as Master of Architecture from the Univ. of Oulu and from the Univ. of California, Berkeley. She has the doctorate in technology in the field of architectural theory. She has acted as a Managing Director of Design Forum Finland between 1995-2004 and the Executive Director of Hong Kong Design Centre in 2005. During the years 2005-2015, she was the Design Director at KONE Corporation, a world leading elevator and escalator company. In 2016, she held a professorship at the Aalto University School of Business. Since September 2016 she has been appointed as the chief design officer CDO of the city of Helsinki.