Fernanda has been working on the border between design and business using creativity to enhance innovation processes in R&D and manufacturing (Stora Enso), AI for sustainability (The Biosphere Code), in research and medicine (Center for Gender Medicine in Karolinska Institutet), in technology and sustainability (Stockholm Resilience Centre in Stockholm University) and diplomacy and cross-border cooperation (Balticlab with Swedish Institute).
Currently, Fernanda Torre the CEO and founding partner of Next Agents, a consulting boutique in innovation management and future thinking. Fernanda is also a board member of Innovationsledarna (Association for Innovation Management Professionals in Sweden) and an expert in the international group for the development of an ISO standard on Innovation Management. Research wise, Torre is part of the Vinnova project 4Boards.ai, aiming to support corporate boards governing of AI towards innovation and sustainability.
Fernanda has an MBA from SSE, awarded with the President’s List for outstanding academic achievement, an MFA in Experience Design from Konstfack, a Bachelor in Arts in Graphic Design from Porto University, and a Trendspotting and Future Forecasting course from the Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship and the National Institute of Design in India.
She is also a founding member of the Speculative Futures Chapter in Stockholm and was the founder and director of Frames - Portuguese Film Festival in Sweden.