Helle Østergaard

CEO at Danske Commodities​


Helle joined Danske Commodities in 2010 and has been instrumental in shaping the company and growing the organisation from 30 to more than 300 employees in her previous roles as CRO and CFO.

After nine years in the energy trading industry, Helle assumed the position as CEO in April 2019 and became the world’s first female CEO in the energy trading sector, applying her core skills within energy trading & risk management, general management, finance and operational excellence. In 2019, Fortune identified her as “the 31st most powerful businesswoman in the world”.


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