Thomas Hessellund

Position: Independent Consultant and Adviser at Novozymes and Grundfos for +25 years
Technical University of Denmark (DTU) - M.Sc. Chemical Engineering
Edinburgh Business School - MBA, Business Administration

Thomas has many years of experience as an executive with a passion for strategy and business development, and he has worked at large corporations such as Novozymes, Novo Nordisk and Grundfos. Thomas has broad functional experience, including R&D, production, marketing and sales, and international experience having worked in China and the United States. He has a track record of leading and improving the performance of industrial businesses, and effectively applying analytical and strategic skills to solve complex business challenges, for instance leading corporate strategy project at Grundfos with McKinsey. Currently, Thomas is working as an independent advisor, board member and consultant, and has additional experience as an external teacher at Copenhagen Business School and supervisor at the Executive MBA programme at DTU.

Motivation

Thomas would like to share his experience and help talented mentees with ambitions of moving into managerial and business roles in their careers.