Patrick Hansen was born in Luxembourg. He holds a Commercial Engineering degree from ICHEC, Brussels and an MBA Finance degree from McGill University, Montreal. He started his career in finance and banking in London and Moscow and successfully created several companies, one of which was sold to Nasdaq-quoted Company (MMW) and another one to a company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (REA).
In 2007, he co-founded Edison Capital Partners S.A., an asset management company specializing in shipping, aviation and industrial participations. He founded Luxaviation Luxembourg in 2008 and became its Chief Executive Officer