Mae Hansen

Mae is an innovative and energetic coach, mentor and executive. She has more than 13 years experience in strategic leadership and executive roles from the financial industry.

Strategic Communication and Thinking Expert

In addition, she has been directly involved in nurturing and advising startups for over half a decade, in particular about innovation engagements and strategy. Mae has gathered her extensive experience from three continents and seven distinct markets - USA, Denmark, Estonia, Austria, China, India, Russia.

Mae has been professionally involved in global sales at Merrill Lynch Inc (USA), conducting equity research at Byrne Investment Research (USA), building multi-country strategies at Danske Bank Group (Estonia, Denmark), developing the financial sector as first CEO of FinanceEstonia (Estonia), and scrutinizing startup business models while, at the same time, defining growth opportunities for corporates (e.g. Match-Maker Ventures GmbH (Austria), Daimler Financial Services (Germany).

Mae is a mentor and coach to executives in the corporate as well as in the startup world focusing on strategic thinking and strategic communication. Her knowledge has been recognized by many companies on the Supervisory Board level (e.g. OpusCapita (Estonia, Sweden), WU Executive Academy (Austria), Estonian Co-Operative Bank (Estonia).