Christian Gerlach

Christian focuses on executive search and leadership advisory, particularly across the industrial and private equity sectors.

Based in London and Frankfurt, Christian has a strong international network and works with clients across Europe.

He was previously a Partner and head of the European industrial practice at Skill Capital. Clients included private-equity owned portfolio companies across the engineering, aerospace, auto, building materials and chemicals sectors in the UK, DACH, Benelux and Scandinavia.

Prior to executive search, Christian worked as a Managing Director, Investment Banking, at JPMorgan, Lehman Brothers and Nomura International in London, Frankfurt and New York, and spent three years advising clients as an independent consultant. Before his MBA, Christian was Divisional General Manager at the Harpur Group, a fleet management company. He started his career as a consultant for Bain & Co.

Christian has an economics degree from Cambridge University and an MBA from INSEAD Business School. In his spare time he coaches rugby and plays tennis.

Languages English, German, French