Lena Kilee is a member of the digital team within the Technology & Communications Practice at Egon Zehnder. Based in Berlin, she supports and guides businesses undergoing digital transformation, as well as those disrupting traditional business models. Lena conducts management appraisals, provides leadership development consulting for individuals and teams, and is responsible for executive and board appointments at major corporations, SMEs, and startups in the consumer, technology, and media sectors. Passionate about creating impact on issues of global importance, her clients also include social businesses, multilateral organizations, government agencies, foundations, and NGOs.
Lena has worked in Europe, China, the U.S., Afghanistan, and East Africa. Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, she was Director, Advisory Services and Business Development, at Horizon Client Access in New York, where she advised multinational clients on political risk management. In this role she played a part in numerous strategic and growth processes at globally active companies. Previously, Lena worked for the German federal government, first at the Federal Ministry of Interior in Berlin and then as Deputy Chief of Mentors for the European Union Police Mission in Afghanistan. Lena started her career as Personal Assistant to the Secretary General at the Association of German Foundations, in Berlin.
Lena earned a Master of Public Administration from Harvard University and is a fully qualified lawyer.