Martin Nordestgaard Knudsen co-leads Egon Zehnder’s partnership with Mobius Executive Leadership. He advises boards and CEOs on a wide array of people decisions from Board Effectiveness, Executive Appointments, Talent Management Strategy to CEO Succession Planning. Combining business experience, talent-advisory expertise and coaching skills, Martin helps leaders through critical transitions by unleashing their full potential. He led Egon Zehnder’s Technology & Communications Practice in Europe for almost a decade and serves global tech enterprises and growth companies as well as Scandinavian companies in Financial services.
When leaders develop, teams flourish and organisations grow. Being a true sparring partner for my clients, listening to their dreams and helping them become the best version of themselves - that is what make my work meaningful and exhilarating.
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Martin was Product and Marketing Manager with Johnson & Johnson, based in Stockholm. Previously, he was a Consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton and Netdecsions. Martin began his career as a Project Manager for Jebsen & Jessen, based in Singapore.
Martin has a BSc in business administration and commercial law from Copenhagen Business School and an MBA from IESE in Barcelona, Spain. He bikes to the office year-round and is passionate about travel to remote places.