Sven Petersen


consultant name

Sven Petersen Egon Zehnder, London


Sven Petersen, based in London, advises clients on leadership talent in the technology, digital, and communications sectors. Sven leads Egon Zehnder’s Chief Information Officers (CIO) Practice in the UK and is active in the firm’s Executive Assessment and Development Practice. He does senior level executive and non-executive work for PLCs as well as private and PE portfolio businesses.


Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Sven was Founder and Managing Director of P5 Management in London. Previously, he was a Senior Consultant with Fathom Partners and an Associate with the media advisory firm Spectrum Strategy Consultants, both in London.

Sven earned an MSc in Executive Coaching from Ashridge Business School and a BSc in International Relations from London School of Economics and Political Science.

News and Publications

Computerwoche – London Offers Career Boost for IT Leaders

London is a European Mecca for IT experts and Germans seeking to fast-track their careers should consider a stint in the City, reports the German magazine Computerwoche. Sven Petersen, CIO Practice Group Leader for Egon Zehnderin the UK agrees.

ComputerworldUK - Tech Firms Need to Develop Female Top Talent Pipeline

While Europe still leads the world in terms of board diversity, too few women hold executive positions, according to the results of a recent survey by Egon Zehnder International reported in ComputerworldUK.

HR Grapevine - “Inspiring the next generation of female technology creators”

The UK’s National Museum of Computing has launched a new gallery dedicated to women in computing in an effort to redress the gender imbalance in the technology industry.

consultant name

Sven Petersen Egon Zehnder, London