NORDEN, Adviser / Bio-and-circular Economy, Digitalisation, Energy, Smart Cities.
As a values’ driven individual, Maija finds it of utmost importance that sustainability is not only a theoretical concept but is also reflected in our everyday dilemmas and choices. Having a degree in business and a background in international development, she has always worked in that dynamic and challenging space between the public, the corporate and the civic sectors. Since 2016 Maija Kale has been working as an Advisor for Sustainability and Digitalization at the Nordic Council of Ministers’ Office in Latvia. Her areas of responsibility include such topics as smart cities, energy security, 5G cooperation, food value chains, bioeconomy and circular economy, and gender balance in tech and energy sectors.