Download PDF


Patrik Kvikant has extensive leadership consultancy and executive search experience (+200 assignments) in the Industrial and Technology sectors. Patrik has an entrepreneurial background. After graduation, he co-founded a digital broadcasting solutions company. In 1998, Patrik joined the search industry, and fulfilled his desire to combine his passion for organizational behavior with the Finnish high-tech arena. He served Heidrick & Struggles 2000-2009, since 2004 as Partner in the Helsinki office. He joined Odgers Berndtson 2009 as Partner combining investment opportunities with executive search. Odgers Berndtson is the second largest executive search firm in Europe (Source: Kennedy Information, 2009). Odgers Berndtson is recognized as one of Finland`s top search firms, having operated in the country for 18 years. Our professionals come from solid industry careers and academic backgrounds, and we have extensive experience in conducting senior level assignments. We have deep knowledge of and experience from a broad range of industry sectors, from public and private organizations of all sizes.As of April 2009, Ray & Berndtson changed name to Odgers Berndtson. The name change is one of many steps taken by our group to further increase integration and interaction between our 50 offices around the world, and thereby improving transparency and service to our clients.

Work experience

Apr 1998Dec 2000


Jan 1993Apr 1998

Research Fellow

Jan 1993Mar 1998


Cardinal Systems