Frida Dunger Johnsson Fotograf/Källa: International Federation of Psoriasis Assocaitions

Frida Dunger Johnsson, former Secretary General of Emmaus Stockholm is the new Executive Director of the International Federation of Psoriasis Associations.

  • Frida Dunger Johnsson brings her strong commitment to social justice and sustainable development to IFPA’s international efforts in psoriasis advocacy.
  • Frida Dunger Johnsson will drive IFPA’s advocacy efforts, cooperating with civil society and corporate stakeholders to generate tangible improvement at the national, regional and global levels for people living with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.
  • Frida Dunger Johnsson will assume the post of Executive Director on November 2, 2020.

 

Stockholm, 25 September 2020 – The Board of the International Federation of Psoriasis Associations (IFPA) is pleased to announce their recruitment of Frida Dunger Johnsson as the new Executive Director, working from their headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. Frida Dunger Johnsson will bring a commitment to social justice and sustainability to her work advocating for millions of people living with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis worldwide.

“It is an important opportunity to challenge stigma and spread awareness. We can improve conditions for people living with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.”

Today Frida Dunger Johnsson works as the Secretary General for the non-profit organisation Emmaus Stockholm while also serving on the Board of Forum Civ and ActionAid. She holds a Master in International Development Studies and Cultural Encounters and has earlier worked as CEO for a management consultant firm. Frida has previous experience from business development and sales, as well as in EU level research regarding health and minority. This background will serve her well as she joins IFPA to build partnerships with civil society and corporate stakeholders.

“I thrive in highly professional environments where it is important to collaborate with non-profit organisations, academia and the private sector. It is a very important assignment to connect members and partners for national, regional and global impact.”

This news follows the departure of Patrik Vuorio, IFPA’s former Executive Director, whose tenure grew IFPA’s operational capacity. Frida Dunger Johnsson will assume her new post on November 2nd.

About IFPA

The International Federation of Psoriasis Associations is a non-profit organization made up of psoriasis associations from around the world. As a global patient organization, IFPA's goals are to empower its members, improve living conditions for patients, raise awareness of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis and cooperate with fellow stakeholders. Key IFPA actions include organizing World Psoriasis Day (annually October 29) and a scientific psoriasis conference every three years. Since its founding in 1971, IFPA has continuously sought to resolve the challenges facing millions of people living with psoriasis and / or psoriatic arthritis worldwide. 

Learn more about IFPA at www.ifpa-pso.com or contact IFPA’s Communications Manager, Camille Lancelot, at camille.lancelot@ifpa-pso.com.



Kontakt


Camille Lancelot

Communications Manager

camille.lancelot@ifpa-pso.com

+46 73-961 15 65

Maxine Lancelot

Scientific Officer

maxine.lancelot@ifpa-pso.com

+46736997005