Merle Maigre is a Non-resident Senior Fellow with CEPA's Transatlantic Leadership Program and CEPA's Digital Innovation Initiative, as well as the Senior Cyber Security Expert at Estonia’s e-Governance Academy, a non-profit that helps governments go digital.

Previously she was Executive Vice President for Government Relations at CybExer Technologies, an Estonian firm that provides cyber training. 2017- 2018 Merle Maigre served as the Director of the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defense Center of Excellence (CCDCOE) in Tallinn. Prior to that, she served as Security Policy Adviser to Estonian Presidents Kersti Kaljulaid and Toomas Hendrik Ilves. Merle has also served in the Policy Planning Unit of the Private Office of NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen and is a non-resident senior fellow at CEPA, a member of the Executive Board of the Cyber Peace Institute in Geneva and at the International Advisory Board of NATO CCDCOE.