Simon Riis-Hansen

Simon Riis-Hansen

Senior Partner, Advisory Leader in the Nordics


Simon Riis-Hansen is a Senior Partner and Advisory Leader for Korn Ferry's Copenhagen office.

Mr. Riis-Hansen is a part of the EMEA advisory leadership team and leads the advisory services in the Nordics. As senior partner Simon is dedicated to helping clients with organizational transformation, succession and development of executive leaders.

Mr. Riis-Hansen brings two decades of experience from consulting, senior HR roles and executive positions.

In his last role before joining Korn Ferry, Mr. Riis-Hansen was part of the top management team in the LEGO Group with a responsibility for Human Resources.

Mr. Riis-Hansen comes with extensive experience from using HR and human capital to grow and globalize companies. He also brings extensive experience from succession planning, capability building and driving cultural transformations.

Mr. Riis-Hansen has deep expertise in leadership development, team effectiveness and executive development.

In the first part of his career, Mr. Riis-Hansen worked for an international consulting company with executive assessment, coaching and leadership development.

Mr. Riis-Hansen holds a Master of science degree in Psychology from the University of Copenhagen. He has contributed to several best practice cases in the HR field and provided input to several publications on talent, leadership, transformation, employer branding and recruitment.