Jenny Chen


consultant name

Jenny Chen Egon Zehnder, Shanghai


Jenny Chen is a core member of both our Services Practice and our Industrial Practice. She is based in Shanghai.


Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Jenny served in both leadership and senior commercial roles with the market leader in energy and trading, BP Integrated Supply & Trading (Eastern Hemisphere), including as Head of Human Resources and Business Development Manager. While there she made significant contributions to the company’s growth agenda in Asia-Pacific. Jenny started her global career with Novartis in multiple senior HR positions in Switzerland, the United States and the United Kingdom. In the early part of her career in Shanghai, she built up extensive experience across various industry sectors including pharmaceutical, hospitality, advertising, and marketing and public relations.

Jenny earned a BA in Economics from East China Normal University in China and an MILR from Cornell University in the US.

News and Publications

Digital transformation in China: time for CEOs to lead

Across industries, China CEOs are driving bold digital strategies. But they face tough challenges in finding the right talent and unlocking innovation in their organizations.

General Counsel Roundtable – Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing

In April 2017 Egon Zehnder brought together a notable group of General Counsels and Legal/ Compliance Heads in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing GCs in Greater China. Several themes emerged during the roundtable events—themes that are relevant to any GCs in the region.

consultant name

Jenny Chen Egon Zehnder, Shanghai