Suvi Saloniemi is a specialist in contemporary design and visual arts. Her expertise is in Scandinavian design, collectible design, critical practices, museums and global design networks. Her international projects take her to NYC, London, Stockholm, Moscow and Seoul. Suvi has worked in many of Helsinki’s largest cultural institutions, starting her curatorial career at Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art 2003 and currently is Chief Curator at Design Museum Helsinki. She speaks and lectures internationally and holds several notable positions such as Member of the Advisory Board for Chart Design Fair, Copenhagen, Nominator for the annual Designs of the Year in London Design Museum, and Member of the Board for Finnish Institute in St. Petersburg. Suvi’s background is in art history studies at the University of Helsinki and at the University of Stockholm, and in curating studies at the Aalto University of Art, Design and Architecture.