Oliver Berger has focused on filling top positions in financial services, private equity, real estate and life sciences for more than a decade. At Witena, he additionally provides “Board Advisory” across a broad range of industries.
Oliver Berger most recently worked for Korn Ferry International, the world’s largest executive search and people advisory firm. Prior to that, he worked as a consultant for renowned executive search boutiques and in outplacement, where he learned a lot in the field of psychology and diagnostics. His many years of experience include the successful execution of search mandates in the leading European business nations.
From the very beginning of his career, he focused on leadership, first as a lecturer in adult education, then in management consulting as a coach and as a trainer for executives. Today, he is still fascinated by how the topic of leadership is evolving and supports executives in particular as they move into the Executive Committee and transition to the Non-Executive Board.
Oliver Berger studied law at the University of Basel and the University of Freiburg im Breisgau and graduated with a Master’s degree. He also holds a diploma in coaching and organisational consulting from the Zurich University of Applied Sciences and regularly publishes specialist articles in relevant media.
In his private life, Oliver Berger spends a lot of time with his family, especially travelling, doing sports and in the mountains. He keeps fit with disciplined early-morning exercise and supports Swiss manufacturers and craftsmanship with his company “Tell swiss made”.