Our Advisors

Composed of experts from Korea and abroad, the Advisory Committee sets
the direction and operational plans for the Seoul Design Award.

Seoul Design Award will continue to expand
as a forum where designs to solve human,
social, natural, and environmental issues
in our daily lives are presented and shared.
Andrea Cancellato Andrea Cancellato
Andrea Cancellato
Overseas Expert(Europe)
  • Director, ADI Design Museum
Dawn Lim Dawn Lim
Dawn Lim
Overseas Expert(Asia)
  • Executive Director of DesignSingapore Council (Dsg)
Eriko Esaka Eriko Esaka
Eriko Esaka
Overseas Expert(Asia)
  • Program director, Nagoya UNESCO City of Design Organizing Committee
  • Councilor, International Design Center NAGOYA
Eunjoo Maing Eunjoo Maing
Eunjoo Maing
Overseas Expert(Asia)
Republic of Korea(Asia)
  • Executive Director, Design Research Institute of DESIGN HOUSE Co., Ltd.
Fernando Mascaro Fernando Mascaro
Fernando Mascaro
Overseas Expert(South America)
Brazil(South America)
  • Owner, Fernando Alckmin Mascaro Estratégias para Design (Design Strategies)
  • Architect, Designer, and Teacher in universities in Brazil
Hyunsuk Kim Hyunsuk Kim
Hyunsuk Kim
Overseas Expert(Asia)
Republic of Korea(Asia)
  • President of the Society of Korean Design Science
  • Professor at Hongik University
Jeongtae Kim Jeongtae Kim
Jeongtae Kim
Overseas Expert(Asia)
Republic of Korea(Asia)
  • CEO/President, Merry Year Social Company
Jukka Savolainen Jukka Savolainen
Jukka Savolainen
Overseas Expert(Northern Europe)
  • Museum Director, Design Museum x Museum of Finnish Architecture
  • CEO, AD Museum Ltd.
Ken Nah Ken Nah
Ken Nah
Overseas Expert(Asia)
Republic of Korea(Asia)
  • Professor, Hongik University
Kim Kyeongha Kim Kyeongha
Kim Kyeongha
Overseas Expert(Asia)
Republic of Korea(Asia)
  • Chief Editor, Better future
Mugendi Kanampiu M'Rithaa Mugendi Kanampiu M'Rithaa
Mugendi Kanampiu M'Rithaa
Overseas Expert
  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Administration, Planning and Finance (DVC-APF)
  • Professor of Industrial Design at Machakos University
Pyeongsoon Choi Pyeongsoon Choi
Pyeongsoon Choi
Overseas Expert(Asia)
Republic of Korea(Asia)
  • EBS Producer
  • Board member of The Biodiversity Foundation
Sertaç Ersayin Sertaç Ersayin
Sertaç Ersayin
Overseas Expert(Asia/Europe)
  • WDO, Regional Advisor, Europe
  • President, Association of Creative Industries Council in Turkey
Tuba Kocaturk Tuba Kocaturk
Tuba Kocaturk
Overseas Expert(Oceania)
  • Professor of Circular Cities, and Deputy Head of School of Architecture and Built Environment, at Deakin University