Owner and Board of Directors

Beckmans is owned by a foundation. The founders are Susanne Beckman, Agnès Rosa Beckman, IKEA of Sweden, Kjell and Märta Beijer Foundation, IDR Scandinavia AB, Lowe Brindfors, H&M AB, Beckmans Design School Association, Robert Weil Family Foundation, Daniel Sachs Foundation, KING and Forsman & Bodenfors. That is to say the industry and the relatives of founder Anders Beckman. The Beckmans Design School Foundation is responsible for appointing the board of Beckmans Skola AB, which runs the school. Beckmans Design School operates according to adopted rules of procedure and delegation.

Beckmans is similar to a group where the parent company Beckmans Skola AB's activities correspond to the higher education activities and the business activities are carried out in the subsidiary Beckmans Akademi AB.

Styrelse Beckmans Skola AB (1 juni 2023 och framåt)

Leif Sorte, CEO Forsman & Bodenfors, Chairman of the Board 

Johan Ejdemo, IKEA Global Design Manager

Bella Funck, entrepreneur

Anna Norling, Chefsdesigner Weekday

Bella Rune, Konstnär

Oskar Pernefeldt, Art Director The Oatly Department of Mind Control

Maria Veerasamy, CEO Svenskt Tenn

Employee representative: 

Pär Engsheden, Senior Lecturer and Head of Department Fashion


Karina Ericsson Wärn, Rector of Beckmans College of Design, CEO of Beckmans Skola AB, CEO of Beckmans Academy AB.