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Laurén, Hanna


Director, Finnair

b.1977 BA (Hons), MA (Hons)

Ms Hanna Laurén, graduate and alumni of the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, has a strong professional background in both public and private sectors. She has worked for the European External Action Service, the European Commission as well as the Finnish Parliament. Her earlier carrier included marketing and sales positions at Lórèal as well as consultancy jobs in London, Brussels and Helsinki. Prior to joining Finnair Hanna was a business unit Director at Hill + Knowlton Strategies. In 2013, Hanna commenced her carrier in international aviation taking over as Director for Finnair Plc, with current responsibility for airline's growth and government relations functions. Hanna is a Board Member at Finland – Russia Chamber of Commerce, Vice-Chair of the Trade Committee of at the Finnish Confederation of Industries, Board Member of the Finland-China Business Association, Member of the Executive Committee of Airlines for Europe (A4E), Member of the Industry Affairs Committee of International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Member of the Economic Affairs Committee of Service Sector Employers (Palta). She has also been Chair of the AmCham Policy Committee (2014-2016)