Simon Bach Nielsen

Partner & Director (Team Leader)

Simon Bach Nielsen, who joined Mercuri Urval in 2010 and is based in Copenhagen, is mainly focused on Executive Search and Capability Building/Modelling for both specific and generic roles e.g. board, management and talent. Within Executive Search, Simon has experience from PE/PE-owned companies, Finance, Shipping/Trading(Goods), Industry, Real Estate, Retail (HQ), Professional Services, Pharma, Facility Services and NGOs.

Prior to joining Mercuri Urval, Simon has served as CEO for an IT company building integrated web solutions. Previously Simon has in general served in roles within sales, management, business development and HR - amongst other as Market Manager in the Danish company, Falck.

Since 2009 Simon has served as External Associate Professor at the Institute of Organisation at Copenhagen Business School, teaching with a focus on the Organisational Dynamics adressing and facilitating learning within themes like leadership, strategy, culture, organisational structure, etc. Simon is also a mentor for entrepreneurs enrolled at the mentor programme at the City of Copenhagen.

Simon earned an MSc in Business Administration (Strategy, Organisation and Leadership) from Copenhagen Business School from 2004. Languages: Danish (Mother tongue) and English.