Anu Vahtra-Hellat is the Communication Manager at the e-Governance Academy. She is responsible for media relations, external and internal communication and brand communication.

Anu has more than ten years of experience in communication and PR, mainly from the field of telecommunications and finance, and more than six years of experience and practice in internal communication.

Previously, she was a senior consultant at the Tallinn office of Hill and Knowlton, advising clients on corporate communication. For four years, Anu managed the communication activities of the insurance company ERGO Kindlustus, where she consulted the management, coordinated the company’s pan-Baltic internal communication projects and media activities and managed internal communication.

In 1999-2007 Anu worked at the Estonia’s leading telecommunications company Eesti Telefon (later Elion Ettevõtted). During her time there, she worked first as spokesperson, then as editor of the customer journal, and later, for four years, as the Internal Communication Manager.

She holds a Master’s degree in Communication Management from the University of Tartu.

Anu speaks Estonian, English, Finnish, Russian and basic German.