SE Forum Executive Director Elin Wallberg Waldenström

Elin Wallberg Waldenström SE Forum’s new Executive Director

March 6, 2019 - News

Following a competitive recruitment process, the SE Forum Board has appointed Elin Wallberg Waldenström as our new Executive Director to lead the organisation going forward. Elin has, for many years, worked within the social innovation sphere and has held leading positions in non-profits as well as private sector companies. She’s joining SE Forum from Samsung Electronics Nordic AB where she’s currently Nordic Corporate Citizenship and Strategic Partnerships Manager.

We are thrilled to welcome Elin on 1st of April as she takes up the role from Interim Executive Director Thomas Kanestad.


“I’m delighted to have Elin take on the role as Executive Director. She has shown that she can successfully lead and develop innovative and complex organisations where business and social impact goes hand in hand. I’m convinced she will continue to develop our organisation in its exciting stage of change and growth.”

– Gregg Vanourek, Chair of the SE Forum Board


“I’m proud and honoured to be able to lead SE Forum going forward, in a time where social innovation and entrepreneurship is becoming increasingly important to be able to reach the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals. SE Forum is a pioneer within social entrepreneurship, and it’s got great knowledge and credibility, so I’m very much looking forward to, alongside the Board, the team and our partners, contributing to SE Forum’s continued development and successes.”

– Elin Wallberg Waldenström, new Executive Director at SE Forum



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