Annbritt Nielsen


Office Location: Copenhagen

Phone: +45 33 377600

Annbritt is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ Copenhagen office and a member of the Financial Services and Professional Services practices. She handles senior-level executive search engagements across all functions of financial and professional services in Scandinavia. Her expertise and focus lies within the digital banking, data science, information technology, operations, and risk sectors.

Prior to joining Heidrick, Annbritt was an associate partner at Amrop.

Annbritt has 15 years of experience within the recruiting industry having worked with a pioneer in internet recruitment, initially within business development and later as a Nordic business analyst. She helped launch a listed international recruitment company in the Danish market, where she was responsible for the financial services organization. After five successful years with continuous growth at that company, she had a short stint working for a boutique executive search company before joining Amrop in 2013.

Annbritt’s work within financial services began during her years in university, when she worked at two different banks. Early in her career, she worked for at the Stock Exchange, later acquired by Nasdaq. She is a board member at Faroese Telecom.


Annbritt holds a BSc. in economics and business administration, and an MSc. in finance and accounting, both from Copenhagen Business School. She has also completed an executive program focusing on artificial intelligence and robotics at Singularity University.

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