Prior to joining StrongMinds, Hanna worked for 20 years in public health, mainly with Population Services International country programs. Hanna has developed and led projects and partnerships, introduced new technical areas, developed systems, and managed organizational change. She is comfortable working with field staff, technical experts, executive management, boards of directors, donors, and government agencies. She has an MSc in Economics from the Turku School of Economics and Business Administration in Turku, Finland, and has lived in East Africa with her family for more than 15 years.