Hegelund Consulting is a boutique consulting firm founded by Helle and Thomas Hegelund who both have roots in the Nordic countries, and also bring extensive international work and life experience. For the past 10 years the Hegelund's have been working out of Denver, Colorado.
We partner with organizations and individuals in a thought provoking, creative process that inspires and supports them to maximize their potential.
Our coaching and consulting practise is industry agnostic, however we bring deep domain knowledge in verticals such as Non-profit, Academia, Technology, Healthcare IT and Legal Services.
With more than 15 years of working with training, counseling, coaching and leadership programs Helle brings extensive knowledge and experience in coaching and leadership development.
Prior to co-founding Hegelund Consulting she was a HR Development Consultant responsible for managing leadership programs with a leading global engineering company. Here she was also a facilitator, trainer and a coach on a number of programs. She has worked with organizational development helping individuals and teams creating a culture where effectiveness, empowerment and job satisfaction were key outcomes.
Helle is a certified Coach from New Ventures West coaching program which is accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF). Furthermore, she is certified in a number of assessment tools, including MBTI and Emotional Intelligence.
Helle holds a BA in English from Copenhagen Business School supplemented by graduate studies in Human Resource Development from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.
Thomas is an experienced senior executive with a successful history leading information and software businesses in both the United States and Europe. Thomas has built highly effective teams across different cultures and industry verticals. Many of the senior managers he spotted and groomed over the years have advanced to become successful senior executives.
Thomas became CIO at a major Global services company at the age of 31, and advanced to CEO of a Healthcare IT start-up a few years later. Thomas took this start-up from inception to a highly recognized market leader within its field. He then accepted a role as CEO of Thomson Reuters’ Scandinavia Division, which he tripled in size during his tenure. He was subsequently promoted to a Senior Executive role in Thomson Reuters’ US organization.
Thomas holds Master degrees in both Business Administration from Henley Management School (UK) and in Political Science from University of Copenhagen (Denmark), and he has lectured in Business Strategy as Associate Professor at Copenhagen Business School.