Designaustria / Managing Director
Severin Filek ( born in 1961 in Vienna, Austria) has been the Managing Director of designaustria –knowledge center & interest organization, Austria’s national representative body for professional designers since 1992.
From 1998-2000 Professor Severin Filek was the President of the Bureau of European Designers’ Associations (BEDA) and has been board member since then. He is one of the conceptional fathers of the BEDA Communication Series in Brussels and the BEDA European Design Report(s). Author of numerous contributions in books and magazines, he has been a lecturer and guest teacher nationally and internationally.