Following her studies at the London School of Economics and Shanghai Normal University, Hande worked in China as an investment consultant in multinational companies, including PepsiCo and Vestel. Upon graduation, she spent over three years establishing a highly prestigious international school where she traveled to over 40 countries, enrolling students worldwide. She co-founded Insider with Serhat Soyuerel in 2012 and has received numerous accolades for her vision and growth.