erik kvadratiskErik Korsvik Østergaard (b. 1973) from Copenhagen, Denmark.

Master of Science from Technical University of Copenhagen. EBA in cross-cultural project management.

Erik is partner in Bloch&Østergaard, which he founded in 2013. He adds value as senior management consultant, trusted C-level advisor, strategist and executor, at several international large and small organizations.

He also acts as mentor, speaker, inspirator and motivator, and is a regular guest lecturer at Copenhagen Business School (CBS) and the IT University of Copenhagen (ITU).

He has a background as department manager, project/program manager and change manager, and is also a keen jazz pianist, song writer, and singer in his own band.


Selected work

+100 speaks on leadership in the future

C-level advisory and coaching

Transformation programs

Workshops and leadership courses


Selected writing

The Mindset of a Leader, by Erik Korsvik Østergaard

Fremtidens forandringer kræver ny lydhør lederrolle, Ledelse i Dag, June 2016, by Erik Korsvik Østergaard

Den danske transformation – profit skal give mening, Ledelse i Dag, August 2015, cowritten with Maiken Piil

Contributed to “Lederens GPS til sociale medier” by Astrid Haug

Contributed to “Gurubogen” by Jonathan Løw


Selected media appearances

Interview for the podcast “The Reimagining Work Podcast” about the future of work and the future of leadership.

Interview for the podcast “Help Marketing” about how to conduct an organizational network analysis

Interview for the podcast “Startupsnakken” about engagement and leadership in a startup