“We take pride in our strong and proven industry experience. It provides us with a deep understanding of the inherent complexities in the Oil & Gas industry”
As a knowledge-driven business we are committed to maintaining our insights on latest industry trends, techniques and strategic models. Therefore we strive to balance our time between consulting, research and workshop facilitation.
Confidentiality – is unconditional
Uprightness – present the truth, as we see it, when we see it.
Value driven – we only take on an engagement, when we can create significant value for our client.
Solution oriented – Must work in real life, not just on paper
Founder & Principal Partner
Rene Østergaard Palne founded Copenhagen Strategy A/S in 2016, fulfilling a lifelong dream of building and running a consulting business.
Rene is has extensive hands-on experience within Strategic problem solving, Strategy Execution, Business Performance Management, Stakeholder Management (C-level) from global companies such as Maersk Oil and Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, international experience includes years of postings in the Middel-East and Europe.
Professional experience is backed by a solid theoretical background e.g. Strategic Finance from IMD and a B.Sc. in Business Transformation & Performance Management from Copenhagen Business School
Rene has been involved in a number of projects with major consulting companies (McKinsey, Boston Consulting Group (BCG), BAIN & Co., Accenture, PWC) and through these engagements he gained an impressive amount of knowledge and insights, shared by some of the best management consultants in the world.
Before founding Copenhagen Strategy, Rene held a central position in Maersk Oil’s global Cost Transformation Programme PMO. The programme targeted an OPEX reduction of 20%, with a 2 year implementation time. Maersk Oil successfully reduced OPEX by 25% after only 18 months, resulting in savings well above USD 1 billion / year, without any compromise on safety and with significantly improved production efficiency.