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Executive search firm Six Degree People opens US office

Executive search firm Six Degree People opens US office

Executive search firm Six Degree People are expanding their reach in the US with the opening of a New York office and the appointment of a US-based Associate Director.

Finding business leaders for a changing world, Six Degree People work with visionary organisations who are meeting the challenges of a changing world head on. Their work ranges from major corporates and international NGOs to disruptive market entrants and competitive social enterprises.

Helle Bank Jorgensen, CEO of sustainability and climate change consultancy B. Accountability will be joining Six Degree People as an Associate Director to lead on business development from within North America. 

A renowned international strategic advisor and change-maker, Helle brings the benefit of nearly 25 years experience in the sustainability sector. She is a Special Advisor to the United Nations Global Compact in Canada, a Partner for World Climate Ltd, an Ambassador of Act NOW and a Board Member of the Women’s Network for a Sustainable Future.

“Six Degree People is the most visionary global executive search firm I know that really understand sustainability, supported by a network of the best thinking people around the world. That’s important not just for sustainability roles, but for all companies that want to understand how a changing world can affect all aspects of their business and what to do about it,” explains Helle. 

“I’m excited about joining the team and what we can achieve together for forward-looking companies and organisations, supporting companies on building governance structures for the 21st century.”

The US office will allow Six Degree People to build on its existing body of work appointing senior leadership and building advisory boards for major corporations looking to follow more innovative business agendas as well as challenger brands, consultancies, NGOs and social enterprises looking to scale without compromising their values.

“We have worked hard to build strong connections with entrepreneurs, experts and executives from across the business, social and sustainability sectors and we are delighted to build on our network with a permanent US presence,” comments Six Degree People Co-Founder Ross Nicholson.

“We’ve already completed work in the US with some of the fastest growing global campaigners and movement builders for positive, social change anywhere in the world. We’re in a great position to bring the benefit of our global leaders network into visionary US organisations.”


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