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Kristian Husum

Kristian Husum

Principal Consultant


Kristian Husum is a principal consultant for Korn Ferry Hay Group, based in the firm’s Copenhagen office.

Mr. Husum has significant experience leading and facilitating large-scale change and capability building programs both in an internal and an external capacity. His functional experience spans functional HR transformation programs as well as broader organizational development and capability building programs.

Mr. Husum is known for his direct, analytical and yet pragmatic and results-oriented style. As a coach he balances persistency with patience to establish a trustful and efficacious development zone. His broad background from consulting and industry roles allows him to engage quickly and effectively across culture and functions. 

Mr. Husum has extensive experience in international HR. He has worked within a variety of industries and geographies with the main focus of talent, capabilities, people analytics, operational HR and HR transformation.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Mr. Husum has worked in various senior HR roles in bluechip companies within both med-tech and technology industries. He has led global organizations of more than 100 HR professionals across Europe, USA and Asia Pacific.

Before this, Mr. Husum has also worked in talent and organizational consulting, executive search and in various HR and product management roles.

Mr. Husum has a masters degree in industrial and organizational psychology from the University of Copenhagen with a specialization in assessment and psychometrics. He is charted under the Danish Psychological Society.

Mr. Husum is fluent in English and Danish and has a professional working proficiency in Swedish.