Elin Hurvenes


Elin Hurvenes is Chair of CMi and responsible for clients globally, with a particular focus on the Nordics.

Elin joined CMi in 2012 as Partner for the Nordics. In 2018 she was appointed Senior Partner, and as of 1 January 2024 she has taken on the role of Chair. Elin looks after CMi clients across the globe and has managed multiple CEO succession engagements in different geographies including the Nordics, UK, Germany, Italy, and the US.

After 15 years in consulting she started her own company as Founder and CEO of the Professional Boards Forum, an international organisation which brings together leading Chairs and women Non-Executive candidates in an innovative series of interactive events. She is a speaker at international conferences and corporate events on gender parity and is frequently consulted by the media as an authority on Board diversity. Since 2022 Elin has been a Senior Advisor to The 350 Club – the closed platform for FTSE350 Board members and FTSE100 leaders. She holds an MBA from London Business School and a BA from Oxford Brookes University.