Mette Aagaard works out of Spencer Stuart’s Copenhagen office. Mette focuses on Board, CEO and C-level advisory work and is a member of the firm’s Financial Services Practice and Financial Officer Practice. Mette is further a core member of Spencer Stuart’s Leadership Advisory Services team, working distinctly with executive assessment, leadership development and top team effectiveness. Mette brings senior leadership experience to her work and a strong dedication helping clients work effectively with long-term succession planning, the D&I agenda as well as the impact of ESG requirements on leadership and board work.

Executive assessment expertise combined with industry perspective

  • Based in Denmark, Mette brings a background in management consulting with an emphasis on financial services and corporate finance to her client work.
  • Prior to joining Spencer Stuart, Mette spent two years with another international executive search firm, where she conducted executive search and assessment work for clients in a range of industries.
  • Earlier, Mette has spent seven years in management consulting, primarily with Quartz+Co (now Bain), based in Nordics, but with extensive international experience and stationing in both EMEA and US.
  • As a management consultant Mette advised and worked with clients across Corporate Strategy, Business Transformation, M&A, Organizational Design, Change Management and Corporate Social Responsibility.

Mette holds an MSc in Economics and Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School (CBS) and was a visiting scholar at New York University Stern School of Business and McGill University in Montreal. After completing her studies, Mette has been a frequent external lecturer in Corporate Finance at CBS. She speaks fluent Danish and English, as well as basic French.

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