Poul Pedersen is the founder and Executive Chairman of Pedersen & Partners. He also serves as Pedersen & Partners Board Chairman and leads the Financial Services Practice Group. Poul Pedersen has conducted senior-level executive search projects since 1995 and has completed over 1,000 mandates with particular focus on the private equity segment at both fund management and portfolio level. Before founding Pedersen & Partners, he was the Managing Director for a manufacturing company in the Czech Republic owned by the A. P. Moller Group, and prior to that, has worked for eight years with KPMG in Copenhagen and Brussels.
Poul Pedersen holds an MBA from IMD in Lausanne, a Master’s degree from the Copenhagen School of Economics and is also a Chartered Accountant. In addition to his native Danish, Mr. Pedersen speaks fluent English and German.