Martin Ruubel, President of Guardtime Estonia said: 

“We know Mari as a strong leader with matching skillset that Guardtime needs to be able to contribute to the fulfilment of the European Cybersecurity Strategy and future Horizon 2020 work programs; I’m truly honoured Mari has decided to accept this next challenge within Guardtime.”

Mari has been with Guardtime as R&D project manager since October 2016, prior to Guardtime Mari was a senior analyst at NATO CCD COE Law and Policy Branch. 

She has experience in the field of cyber defence, cybercrime, privacy, data protection, security and border protection related issues. She has worked as a Senior Cybersecurity Policy Manager at the European Organisation for Security where she coordinated the European cybersecurity industry policies and led strategic European research projects in cybersecurity and privacy.

She has also worked at the European Commission, DG Home Affairs where she was part of the European Union negotiating team for the Passenger Name Record agreements between the EU, the United States, Canada and Australia. Mari holds a LLB International Law and an LLM Law and Technology (cum laude).