Anne Stenros graduated as Master of Architecture and she has the doctorate in technology. She has acted as a Managing Director of Design Forum Finland and the Executive Director of Hong Kong Design Centre. During the past ten years 2010-15, 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 as a director of the IDBM International Design Business Management Master program. Since September 2016 she has been appointed as the chief design officer CDO of the city of Helsinki. She has been appointed as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Manufacture and Commerce (FRSA, London). She is also the founding member of Women in Tech Finland.