Maja has held various management positions in the private equity and venture capital world and was involved in the founding and further development of telecoms company BT/Telfort over a four-year period. Nowadays Maja is actively involved with various companies as chairman or member of the supervisory board. As a business sparring partner she supports management and performs evaluations at board of directors and supervisory board level. She has been teaching the art and science of corporate governance for over 10 years based on a 30-year career in venture capital, family businesses, publicly listed companies, and non-profit organizations.
Important themes for Maja are creating a long-term vision and being able to turn this vision into the right way forward, keeping the human and financial components as the main elements to be considered. She is able to match the human side with the business side proving that empathy and the right behaviour are also of great importance alongside the facts.
Maja Sanders studied law, French language and literature at the Universities of Groningen and Utrecht.