Helen Senne


Helen joined Penrhyn International as a Principal in January 2013 and is a Partner at LAB & Company Group based in Dusseldorf. She has spent more than 25 years working for renowned executive search firms in Germany. In her former career she was a founding member of the Specialty Practice Group “Real Estate & Construction” for Heidrick & Struggles in Europe and was a Partner with Neumann and Signium International, focused on inter¬national Key Accounts in industry, B2B and financial services in the EMEA region. Her main sector expertise is in real estate & construction and financial services.

Helen has completed numerous top level assignments during her career for positions such as CEOs, General Managers, CFOs, COOs, Human Resources, Sales and Marketing Direc¬tors as well as searches for specialist roles in Facilities Management, Property Development, Asset Management, Investment, Acquisitions and Portfolio Management plus Engineering and Construction.

Born and educated in England, Helen obtained a BSc (Hons) degree in Psychology and German before relocating to Germany in the 1980s. Helen is bi-lingual in English and German and speaks reasonable French.

Representative assignments:
CEO Germany, European Private Equity Real Estate Investor/Developer
CFO Europe, Listed Residential REIT
CEO Germany, Major International Real Estate Fund
Head of Leasing Europe, Listed Office REIT
CEO Europe, Global Equipment Finance & Leasing Group
Managing Director Finance, Global Engineering & Services Group