Christian Redhardt


consultant name

Christian Redhardt Egon Zehnder, Frankfurt


Christian Redhardt, based in Frankfurt, co-leads Egon Zehnder’s Financial Services Practice in Germany. Christian serves clients across financial services, with special emphasis on real estate and asset management. He leads executive search and director search, provides management appraisals, and is a trusted advisor in talent management, change leadership, and board effectiveness. Christian is active in Egon Zehnder’s Financial Services, Board Consulting, and Executive Assessment and Development Practices.


Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Christian was Deputy Head of Spain & Portugal for the International Corporate Banking Division of Commerzbank AG, based in Madrid. Previous roles include Head of Marketing & Sales, Institutional Clients, with Cominvest Asset Management GmbH, based in Frankfurt; Head of Business Development & Controlling, Asset Management Division and Project Manager Corporate Strategy, Central Corporate Strategy & Controlling Department, Commerzbank AG in Frankfurt.

Christian earned an MA in Business Administration from the EBS Business School in Oestrich-Winkel, Germany. During his studies he spent time abroad in the US, France, Argentina, and Spain.

News and Publications

Börsen Zeitung — Banks and the Transformation Process: Creating Space for Constant Change

In a byline article in Germany’s Börsen-Zeitung newspaper for the financial sector, Birgit Storz and Christian Redhardt consider the question of whether we still “need bankers”. The authors depict financial institutions caught between the residual tremors of the financial crisis and the early impacts of digitalization and ask: “What kind of leaders do today’s banks need? As we don’t know what new variety of disruption we’re likely to face tomorrow, there is an even greater need for leaders who accept change as the new normal.

IQ Magazine – Turning Talent Management into a “Cutting-Edge Tool”

The real estate sector is currently struggling to attract top talent. Why does this matter? Because top talent is in short supply and hugely boosts a company’s bottom line, writes Egon Zehnder consultant Christian Redhardt in IQ Magazine.

consultant name

Christian Redhardt Egon Zehnder, Frankfurt