Anne has extensive experience working for Fortune 500 companies world-wide as well as counting them as her clients. Her career is eclectic in terms of fields and industries and has always been at the highest level of management, dealing with C-level executives, heads of states and high ranking government officials, academia, investors and talented individuals.
Her early career consisted of several marketing, strategic partnership and business development positions in companies such as the World Economic Forum (Annual Meeting in Davos), Formula 1 Racing Allsport Management, Société Générale de Surveillance (SGS), etc. Anne is the Founder and former CEO of The Startup Shortcut Oy. up until December 2020. Her impact startup accelerates international and diverse talent in the tech startup ecosystem in Finland through acquisition of skills and employment. She has been nominated 3 consecutive years in a row in the category “Ecosystem Hero of the Year” and won the award in 2018.
Anne holds a M.A. in International Relations from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland and has additional studies in Business Environment & Corporate Social Responsibilities and sustainability at Aalto University. She has also co-designed several courses and coached and mentored students many hands-on projects. Anne speaks excellent English and French, and can speak Moomin Suomi when necessary.