Petra Helfferich is a consultant in Spencer Stuart’s Copenhangen office and is a member of the firm’s Industrial and Supply Chain practices. She understands the critical role leadership advisory plays in transforming organizations. With more than 20 years of experience across multiple sectors, Petra is a true partner for corporate and private equity clients. Petra is member of the firm’s Carbon Task Force, dedicated to helping clients pivot their commercial, strategic and people plans to meet their sustainability and decarbonization goals.

Experienced transformation leader with a passion for partnership and collaboration

  • Prior to joining Spencer Stuart, Petra spent 20 years with an international management consulting firm, where she was a key member of the company’s global consumer goods, retail, process industry and operations practices and served on various leadership teams.
  • Petra also leans on her experiences from serving on family and private equity-owned company boards and non-profit organization leadership.
  • Petra is passionate around diversity. She has a track record of diverse recruitments and leads key initiatives in this area.

Petra earned dual undergraduate degrees from the University of Reutlingen (ESB) and Middlesex University Business School. She graduated with an MBA from the Monterey Institute of International Management. She is native in German and fluent in Danish and English.

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