Head of Innovation & Communication
Rea joined the cluster team in March 2018.
Rea works with sustainability projects, international partnerships, entrepreneurship, and communications in NCE Finance Innovation. She represents the cluster in the Nordic Fintech Alliance. She is set on putting Norwegian fintech on the map, developing sustainable fintech, and getting everyone talking about the innovation that’s happening within the cluster.
She has been leading her professional career within entrepreneurship, growth strategy, internationalization, and corporate communication in London and Norway.
Her work experience stems from two early-stage startups, Innovation Norway, Bayer Healthcare, and The Norwegian Foreign Services. Rea holds an MSc in Management from the London School of Economics (LSE) with a focus on finance and open innovation.
Other stuff: Rea was selected as one of 12 young professionals in Styrekandidaten, a program for future Board Members. She now is a part of the Board at Miles AS, a tech-consultancy. She is currently an ambassador for Nordic Startup Awards. Rea represents Finance Innovation as a member of the Financial Supervisory Act Review Committee (Finanstilsynslovutvalget).
Fun facts: She loves hip-hop, dance, and yoga. She is also a Man.United fan.