Walter Swanljung


Office Location: Helsinki

Phone: +358 9 2511250

Walter Swanljung is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles' Helsinki office. He is a member of the firm's Financial Officers Practice, Industrial Practice, Supply Chain & Operations Practice and Financial Services Practice.

Walter focuses on senior-level roles within variety of sectors. His expertise spans several functional disciplines including finance and control, operations, general management and technical positions. Walter has worked for large cap industrial companies, private equity portfolio companies and Finnish subsidiaries of globally operating multi-nationals. Walter has also worked in several cross border search projects with other offices of Heidrick & Struggles.

Walter joined Heidrick & Struggles in 2005 and served clients in over 120 executive search projects as a researcher and a consultant. Walter has also participated in leadership advisory projects combining executive search and executive assessments.


Walter received MA degree from University of Helsinki. In addition Walter is a qualified Information Specialist from Helsinki University of Technology.