The official organization of the Finnish Society of Crafts and Design comprises its annual meeting and board. The primary objective of the Society is to maintain the work and activities of Design Forum Finland. Members of the Society include companies and organizations of the design sector. The Society has its annual meetings every spring and autumn.
The board of directors of the Finnish Society of Crafts and Design consists of six–eight leading decision-makers in the corporate and design sectors. Important objectives for the board are to promote the internationalization of Finnish design expertise, to encourage enterprises, particularly small and middle-sized firms, to apply design in product development, and to arouse the interest of the public in design.
Design Forum Finland is led by CEO who works under the Board of Directors.
In the photo, standing: Matti Mannonen, Pekka Pokela, Tuomo Kuosa, Jari Puhakka; sitting: Johanna Hamro-Drotz, Ia Adlercreutz, Salla Heinänen.
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD IA ADLERCREUTZ
Previous Managing Directors
H.O. Gummerus 1952–1975
Tapio Periäinen 1975–1994
Anne Stenros 1994–2004
Ilpo Santala 2004–2006
Mikko Kalhama 2006–2015
Dan Colliander (interim CEO) 2015