Michael Anderson

Mike Anderson is a leading consultant, helping organizations assess and improve the effectiveness of individual executives, leadership teams, boards and organizations. With more than 20 years of experience, Mike is an expert in executive assessment and development, leadership team optimization and C-suite succession planning and transitioning.

Most recently, he worked for Berkshire Partners where he helped optimize executive leadership in its portfolio companies. Prior to that, Mike spent 19 years with Spencer Stuart, most recently as the Chief Innovation Officer and Global Head of Products and Services overseeing substantial growth in services that complement the firm’s core search offerings. He was also elected to serve on the firm’s Board of Directors. Previously, he was with McKinsey for several years where much of his work focused on talent.

Mike earned his B.A. in economics from Harvard College and his M.B.A. with academic distinction from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar. He is a graduate of the Hudson Institute’s Executive Coaching program, is certified by the International Coaching Federation, and has been trained to deliver several leading assessment instruments.