Fiona Packman


consultant name

Fiona Packman Egon Zehnder, London


Fiona Packman, based in London, is deeply experienced in technology & Telco, Professional Services and CIO executive search. Fiona previously led the firm’s Technology and Communications Practice in London as well as the Systems, Services and Software Practice globally. She now leads the Professional Services Practice in London. Fiona spent three years in Sydney as Office Leader, working across a wide range of sectors and clients. She is a trusted advisor to boards and senior leaders, frequently working with chairs to refresh their boards and manage CEO succession. Fiona is active in Egon Zehnder’s Board Consulting, CEO Succession, Technology and Communications Services, Information Technology Officers, and Professional Services Practices.


Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Fiona served as Strategy Director, CIO, and head of the Network Management Division at GEC Marconi, a telecom equipment provider. She started her career as a strategy consultant with Monitor Company in London.

Fiona earned an MEng (Engineering) from Cambridge University and an MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.

News and Publications

Fortune – The World’s Most Powerful Women: March 16

Egon Zehnder’s Leaders & Daughters 2017 survey found that women feel empowered and ambitious at the office—but only to a point. Nearly three-quarters of respondents in the early stages of their professional careers said they aim to reach the top level of the corporate ladder. – Helping Women Clear Career Break Hurdles and Return to Work

Vodafone recently announced plans to actively recruit women on career breaks, many of whom have left their jobs to have children, reports

BBC Today – Role Model Women Returning to Work Inspire Others

In an interview with BBC’s Today, Fiona Packman greets Vodafone’s plans to help more women return to work after taking time out to have children.

consultant name

Fiona Packman Egon Zehnder, London