Anders Christjansen

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Anders is an executive and board advisor for the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Innovation Center in Palo Alto, one of eight global offices. The mission of the team is to build bridges to a sustainable future by establishing public, private, and research collaboration and partnerships. Anders advisory focus is within Fintech and ESG where he serves organizations such as Nordea, Danske Bank, PFA, and Pension Danmark.

Prior to his advisory career, Anders held various leadership positions in Europe and started a number of tech companies. As such, he was founding CEO of Waoo, MIGway, and deputy CEO of TDC Mobile where he led the European mobile internet startup and was responsible for a division with revenues of $780 million and 470 employees. As a part of the founding executive team of Sunrise in Switzerland, he led negotiations to secure the first telco access agreement in the country.

He started his career as an economist doing economic impact modeling regarding the endangered species act in the Pacific Northwest of the US.

Anders holds an M.Sc in Economics from the University of Copenhagen, and an MBA from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France.