Based in Shanghai, Jenny Chen is actively involved in Egon Zehnder’s Services and Industrial practices as well as the firm’s Legal, Regulatory & Compliance Practice. Her broad international experience and deep leadership and management insights make her a trusted advisor to clients in Greater China and beyond.
I’m energized by talking to an inspirational leader. I feel like I’ve won a prize when my expertise and advice are valued by clients for helping them grow.
Before joining Egon Zehnder’s team, Jenny held leadership and senior commercial roles at BP Integrated Supply & Trading (Eastern Hemisphere), the market leader in energy and trading, including Head of Human Resources and Business Development Manager. She launched her global management career at Novartis, holding multiple senior HR positions in Switzerland, the United States, and the U.K. Earlier, Jenny worked in Shanghai across sectors including pharmaceutical, hospitality, advertising, and marketing and public relations.
Jenny earned a BA in economics from East China Normal University and an MILR from Cornell University. She enjoys traveling with family and friends in addition to art, music, and learning about the diversity of cultures in the world. Jenny’s hobbies also include cooking, interior design, and fitness.