Thérèse Engström

Founder and Executive Director Sime Social Impact

Therese Engström is passionate about innovative, cross-sectoral thinking and the possibilities of using new technology and co-creation to achieve maximum social impact for the people and animals of this planet.

As a strategic consultant with with background both from NGOs, charities and businesses, Therese has carried out assignments in about 14 countries, to the most part with a focus on Southern Africa ranging from food security operations to giving the poorest of the poor access to information through wind-up and solar powered technology. She has led and implemented various startup operations, communication processes and shaped organizations, conferences and workshops.

Most recently Therese was Regional Director Scandinavia for The Non-Violence Project where she re-launched the Swedish branch and built its presence in Sweden. Therese is a member of various boards and chairman of the board of Jane Goodall Institute Sweden.