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Hanne de Mora

Major Career Roles:

  • Co-Founder and former Chair of a-connect (group) AG
  • Chair of Microcaps AG
  • Vice Chair IMD Business School
  • Independent Director Nestlé SA
  • Independent Director AB Volvo
  • Independent Director Sandvik AB


Other Career Highlights:

  • Independent Director Valora Holding AG
  • Independent Director Tomra Systems ASA
  • Independent Director Metso Outotec OYJ
  • Independent Director Telenor ASA
  • Partner at McKinsey & Co

Hanne de Mora is an international senior leader with extensive experience as Independent Director and audit chair of publicly traded companies. Primary industry knowledge includes professional services, consumer goods, diversified industrials, food ingredients, and transportation.


Hanne de Mora is the Co-Founder and former Chair of a-connect (group) ag, a global management consulting firm. She is an Independent Director (Sustainability Committee Chair) of Nestlé SA in Switzerland and of Volvo AB in Sweden. She also serves as Vice Chair of IMD Business School, Switzerland, and Chair of Microcaps AG.


Professional experience as a top-tier strategy consultant with a broad cross functional and industry expertise. Hanne is a successful entrepreneur, chair, and business builder who is passionate about inspirational leadership. Her nonhierarchical problem-solving style makes her an impactful advisor and mentor.


Prior to founding a-connect (group) AG, Hanne was a Partner at McKinsey & Company. Hanne has also been an Independent Director of MetsoOutotec (Audit Committee and RemCo), Sandvik (Audit Committee Chair), Telenor (member of the Audit Committee), Tomra (Audit Committee Chair) and Valora (Audit Committee Chair).


She started her career as a Credit Analyst with Den Norske Creditbank in Luxembourg, and subsequently held Brand Manager and Controller roles at Procter & Gamble in Sweden and Switzerland. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business from HEC Lausanne as well as a Master’s degree in Business Administration from IESE Business School in Barcelona.