Oliver Berger has been assisting companies for over 10 years when it comes to executive search at supervisory board and top management levels. He has gained profound industry expertise particularly in the financial services and insurance sectors, including private equity, professional services and real estate. At Witena, he also advises clients in the strategic areas of succession management and corporate governance.

Oliver most recently worked as a Principal at Korn/Ferry International, the world's largest executive search and people advisory company, and prior to that as a senior consultant at renowned executive search boutiques. His many years of experience include the successful execution of search assignments across Europe.

Oliver has long been committed to diversity in supervisory and executive boards. He is particularly focused on career planning and advancement of female executives, for whom he regularly conducts training sessions.

From the very beginning of his career, he has focused on the topics of consulting and leadership – first as a lecturer in adult education, then as a coach and trainer for executives in management consultancies.

Oliver Berger studied law at the University of Basel and the University of Freiburg im Breisgau, graduating with a Master’s degree. In addition, he holds a diploma in coaching and organizational consulting from Zurich University of Applied Sciences and he regularly publishes articles in relevant media.

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