Dr. Håkan Svennerstål founded Svennerstål & Partners in 1974. In 1990 the Company experienced significant growth and consisted of three subsidiaries: Strategy, Training and Search. In 1996 Svennerstål & Partners was sold to Cap Gemini – Gemini Consulting. 

Håkan Svennerstål became Senior Vice President at Cap Gemini/Ernst & Young with global responsibility for Leadership. In 2000 he became President at A. T. Kearney Executive Search Sweden and Finland with global responsibility for Board and Leadership Assessments. Håkan Svennerstål restarted Svennerstål & Partners in 2004. 

Over the years the Company has conducted over 20 000 leadership assessments, 800 executive search and 90 board assessments.