Anne Stenros

Anne Stenros

Doctor of Technology, Aalto University (Previously: Helsinki University of Technology)
Master of Architecture, University of California, Berkeley


Anne Stenros, an architect with SAFA , is a thought leader on strategic design, creative leadership and strategic foresight. She has acted as a Managing Director of Design Forum Finland and the Executive Director of Hong Kong Design Centre. She has been the Design Director with global responsibility at KONE Corporation, a world leading elevator and escalator company.

In 2016-2018 she was appointed the first chief design officer CDO of the city of Helsinki. Currently, she is acting as an independent design strategist and senior advisor. She is familiar with global creative leadership, design strategy and innovation, business transformation, and future foresight.

She has conducted projects throughout Europe, Asia and North America. She currently speaks and lectures around the world, and has also consulted numerous companies and organisations both in Europe and Asia.

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