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Hannah Gräfin von Waldersee

Vice President, Strategy & Innovation

Hannah joined Insight Partners in 2021 to drive the growth of Insight and its portfolio as a strategy and innovation leader.
Prior to joining Insight, Hannah worked at McKinsey & Company, Buckingham Palace, and ran a professional development startup. As a management consultant, Hannah advised clients from all sectors on diverse situations including a global pharmaceutical merger, a due diligence on a French retail asset, and a large-scale capital infrastructure project. Hannah was then appointed to a role with Dame Vivian Hunt, DBE, who led McKinsey in the UK and Ireland, helping to co-ordinate a demanding program of office commitments, board roles, and external speaking engagements.

Hannah left McKinsey to join the management team of the Royal Household as Chief of Staff to the Master of the Queen's Household, Vice-Admiral Sir Tony Johnstone-Burt KCVO, CB, OBE, DL, who is responsible for all events, logistics, services and operations at Buckingham Palace and across the occupied royal palaces. Upon moving to New York, Hannah led Declare, an enterprise solution to accelerate women into leadership, as COO and then CEO, until its acquisition by Luminary, a fellow collaboration hub for professional women.
Hannah read French and Russian at Magdalen College, Oxford University, and has lived in Moscow, Paris, and Barcelona.