Åsa Skogström Feldt
Former President & Chief Executive Officer
Åsa Skogström Feldt joined the Global Office in New York as President and CEO of The Hunger Project on September 2, 2014.
A former head of The Hunger Project in Sweden and long-time investor, Åsa previously sat on our national Board in Sweden. Åsa brings bold, intrepid leadership and a strong commitment to The Hunger Project’s values and principles.
At IKEA, which she joined in 2012, Åsa established a new initiative through which IKEA supports social enterprises that are within their value chains through business partnerships.
As Country Director of The Hunger Project in Sweden from 2004-2012, Åsa succeeded in growing the organization and significantly increasing revenue and public awareness, particularly through partnerships with entrepreneurs and businesses. This was supported by extensive PR campaigns.
She also has experience founding and building networks of women leaders both in Sweden and internationally.
Before joining The Hunger Project as a Country Director, Åsa had 17 years of business experience. This included seven years within international telecommunications as head of marketing for Sony Ericsson in Germany, corporate communications director for Aspiro, and marketing communications manager for Ericsson Mobile Communications in the Middle East and Africa. She also previously served as head of marketing for a Swedish export consulting company and a Swedish-Japanese optical business.