Consultants – Sweden

Krishan Sharma (Singapore, South-East Asia, Delhi India)

Krishan Sharma (Singapore, South-East Asia, Delhi India)

Managing Director

Krishan is the Managing Director of Comaea Consulting. He has over 20 years of global experience in recruitment, talent management, leadership development, business coaching and human resources management.

He has worked extensively in the fields of industrial management, human resources and recruitment. He has worked with over 20 national level labour markets in Asia and Europe for over a decade.

In his last last assignment in executive search and talent management Krishan was heading international business and supporting about 50 international clients for their talent needs. Before moving to consulting, he held senior HR positions in Industry, with last two being as VP HR with companies listed in Oslo (IM Sakugen) and Singapore Stock Exchanges (Noble).

He was a visiting scholar at the University of Iowa working with Prof James L Price, a leading organizational turnover scholar, in 1997 and taught as Adjunct Professor at Singapore Management University in leadership, teambuilding, compensation and performance management courses in 2007 to 2008.

He is a Marine Engineer (1989) with hands-on engineering experience and earned his PhD in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (1998). Krishan has lived and worked in China, Singapore, Hong Kong, USA and Norway.

Email: krishan.sharma@comaeaconsulting.com

Per Palmér (Singapore, Stockholm Sweden)

Per Palmér (Singapore, Stockholm Sweden)

CEO of Comaea International

Per Palmér is the CEO of Comaea International and the Director and Founding Board Member of Comaea Consulting.

Building on foundational studies of management engineering, organization theory and psychology, Per went on to specialize in strategic HR and human capital management garnering more than 20 years of consulting experience in the field.

Per is a serial entrepreneur. In 1990, Per foresaw the changing role of HR and the need for new methods, processes and platforms. This became a guiding principle that led him to start three companies delivering solutions for strategic people management.

He developed the world’s first web-based competence assessment tool leading him to found Prohunt (Sweden) in 1991 to deliver Intellectual Capital Management solutions. By 1999, the company had grown to a size of 120 employees. Three years later in 2002, Per co-founded 3S (Sweden) – a company that specializes in web-based surveys for strategic employee and leadership research. In 2006, Per started Comaea International with the aim of developing the next generation of HR methods and tools. Today, Comaea’s cloud-based solutions for Human Capital Management offers organizations a complete and integrated set of tools to enable industries and companies to effectively manage the competence, capability and capacity of its people.

Per leads the Human Capital Management cloud solutions practice for Comaea Consulting. He has worked with over 150 client organizations in his career.

Per Palmér holds a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from LiTH University,Sweden. Per was a member of a Swedish team developing ISO-standard for Competence Management SS-624070. Since 2008, Per has been living in Singapore.

Email: per.palmer@comaea.sg

Kenneth Aberg (Stockholm Sweden)

Kenneth Aberg (Stockholm Sweden)

President of Europe for Comaea Consulting

Based in Stockholm, Kenneth spearheads the strategic direction, business development and organizational capability building for Europe. Before joining Comaea Consulting and until end of Feb 2014, he was employed by the Wittur-Group for 20 years. During his leadership tenure he held key roles of Director and Managing Director in new start-ups in Australia, Singapore, China, and Europe/ Nordic Countries. In most of these roles, his focus was on developing or re-organizing existing operations or starting new Legal Entities and supported successful ownership changes of Wittur Group the company twice; Goldman Sachs to Triton Partners and Triton to Bain Capital.

Kenneth brings over four decades of techno-commercial experience, mainly from the Elevator industry. This experience includes all aspects of business related to company structure, legal and financial matters, maintaining ethics and company values, HR, design and manufacturing, set-up teams for components or complete lift system sales, create installation processes and after-market services support and developing training facilities for employees (Dean of Wittur Academy China in 2013).  Kenneth’s focus has always been in finding solutions to optimize the company performance with best possible return to stakeholders through its people and organizational resources. Kenneth embodies the belief that sustainable business can only be achieved by creating true and real benefits to the customer through exceptional customer service for which people capabilities are the main differentiators for successful companies.

Kenneth is a consultant now because of the belief that he can best utilize his years as a manager and business developer, and knowledge gathered from his long professional life by building a successful career and as a result successful organizations. He particularly enjoys consulting support during the difficult phases hitting new start-ups.

Kenneth is a graduate of Härnösands Engineering School in Sweden and has served Swedish Army. Kenneth has lived and worked for extended periods in Australia, Singapore, and China apart from Sweden.

Email: kenneth.aberg@comaeaconsulting.com

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