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Christine Nikander

Founder & CEO

Christine Nikander is the founder of Palsa & Pulk. One of her core competences is helping companies navigate the complex regulatory and compliance obligations around ESG, corporate social responsibility, circular economy, and the just transition.


Christine studied international and EU law, environmental law, and human rights. She started her career by working at a large corporate law firm, followed by several impact-driven startups and initiatives. She is also the creator of The E-Waste Column.


Christine thoroughly enjoys working at the nexus of law, business, sustainability, and social impact. Through her advisory work, Christine aims to put her knowledge on human rights, environmental law, and corporate social responsibility into the best practical use.

Languages: English, German, Finnish, Dutch

Education: Columbia Law School (LL.M.), Edinburgh Law School (LL.M.), Leiden University College (B.A.)

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"Trase benefited hugely from Palsa & Pulk's pro bono advisory services. At a critical moment in our strategy development process, Christine and Saskia provided high quality, constructive guidance and feedback. With their support, we developed a sharper, bolder and more robust strategy that is fit for the future of our work in the sustainability sector."
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