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Need an interim manager for your international team?

Christine Nikander is an empathetic manager, experienced in leading international teams. She has experience leading large legal teams and small mixed teams.

A few of Christine's strengths as a manager include that she:


- has lived in 5 countries and has experience in leading diverse intercultural teams

- is an empathetic manager and an excellent listener (and also a strong team player)

- is a quick learner and easily adapts to new settings and situations

- functions well in fast-paced and high-pressure environments

- has worked extensively with young social enterprises and start-ups

- has founded a company and knows what it means to be a young entrepreneur

- has experiences working in various different capacities as a lawyer and a jurist (i.e. she has worked as an associate at a large law firm, as a legal counsel, and as a freelance jurist)

- has done a lot of work on circular economy, corporate social responsibility, sustainability, as well as environmental and human rights law, and is well-equipped to help companies make a transition to more sustainable practices

- is an excellent communicator (i.e. she took courses in journalism at University and has worked as a communications officer)
- can work in English, German and Finnish (and has a full passive understanding of Dutch)

Christine Nikander is experienced in:

  • Setting up and managing a new legal department for young companies

  • Project management for legal and compliance tasks

  • Case management for large-scale litigation and arbitration matters

  • Review management and team leading for document review and eDiscovery projects

  • Management of intercultural teams

  • Diversity & Inclusion management

  • Corporate Social Responsibility management

​After a few years in private practice, Christine discovered that she thoroughly enjoys working at the nexus of law, business, sustainability, and social impact — and that is what she has been doing ever since. Since 2020, Christine has founded three companies and started three non-profit initiatives.

Christine is the founder and CEO of Nikander Holding B.V. and of Palsa & Pulk B.V. Christine also founded and directs two community-based and non-profit initiatives, called "Mens Artium" and "Sustainability Education for Europe".

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