Thomas Frei brings more than 15 years of executive search experience to Witena Executive Search and focuses on the consumer, the services and public, and the medical devices industry. Within these sectors he provides executive search at board and top management level and advises clients on leadership and succession.

Before joining Witena Executive Search, Thomas was a partner and practice leader at a leading international search boutique and a senior associate at Korn/Ferry International. Prior to that he was a member of the artistic direction team for Expo.02, the Swiss National Exhibition. Working with Pipilotti Rist and Martin Heller, he planned and managed exhibition projects from the idea through the design and funding stages.

Thomas completed studies in geography at the Universities of Berne and Stockholm and obtained the lic. phil. nat. in economic geography. In 2005 he finished a Master of Management degree at Macquarie Graduate School of Management in Sydney, Australia.

Thomas has always been fascinated by the cartographic representation of the earth’s surface at a wide variety of scales. As a passionate runner, he spends a lot of time taking part in orienteering sports together with his family.