Niels Bentzen


Office Location: Copenhagen

Phone: +45 33 377600

Niels Bentzen is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Copenhagen office and a member of the global Technology Practice. He focuses on advising clients in the technology and media sectors and within digital transformation across a broad range of sectors.

Niels partners with clients at a global level, assisting them in building their future leadership teams through agile digital transformation. He has worked with organizations across all industries, including both large corporations and private equity-backed companies.

Prior to joining Heidrick, Niels was a partner at Amrop Denmark for almost 20 years, including ten years as the head of Amrop’s Global Technology & Media Practice. His area of advisory and search expertise also includes telecommunications, outsourcing services, SaaS, artificial intelligence, FinTech, and omni-channel retail.

Niels has also played an active part in board assessment, leadership assessment and talent management within both corporate and private equity-backed companies.


Niels holds a bachelor’s degree in business management and a diploma in strategy and human resource management from Copenhagen Business School. He also holds an executive education certificate from INSEAD and IMD and has attended the Executive Board Program at INSEAD.

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