Urbanist at the Estonian Urban Lab, competence centre of urban thought and action created in 2006. For five years Teele was leading the Estonian Urban Lab and ran several projects on raising citizen enthusiasm, educating about urban living environment, participatory planning and community development. Currently she runs the public call for ideas to shape Tallinn’s central seaside. She is also the CEO of the Estonian Cooperation Assembly, a state foundation working on such democratic processes as the public sector reform and platform for collective petitions. Teele has been educated at Tartu University in economics and at Tampere University in human geography. She is one of the 100 innovators in the list of New Europe 100, initiated by the Polish foundation Res Publica.