Joakim Karske, the new CEO of Design Forum Finland starting from 1 November 2021, is among the most experienced experts in the fields of design and brand in Finland.
In his career, he has worked in the international car industry, e.g. with Volvo, DaimlerChrysler, Ford and Mercedes-Benz, as a designer of production and concept cars. Karske has a wide experience in developing customer-oriented business culture, product and service offering, and brand construction with Nokia, Vertu and OP Group, among other companies, working as Design Director and Brand Manager. Before joining Design Forum Finland Karske worked in hasan&co Group where he was responsible for the building of design and customer experience competencies.
Joakim Karske holds and has held several positions of trust in the boards of directors and advisory boards of organizations such as Business Finland, The Association for Finnish Work, Marimekko, Sini, Helkama Velox, Saka, Korpinen and LähiTapiola.
Chairperson of the board, Design Forum Finland
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CEO, Design Forum Finland (from 1 November 2021)
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