Christoph Wahl leads Egon Zehnder’s Global Services Practice. Based in Berlin, he is a trusted advisor to organizations from a number of industries and is particularly passionate about advising aviation, transportation, logistics, travel, hospitality, and professional services firms. He guides international clients globally and regionally on senior topics ranging from CEO and C-level succession to senior search projects for operations, supply chain, and technology management roles. Christoph also advises a large number of clients on broader transformation matters that involve senior leadership and team alignment and development.
Cultural exchange, diversity, inclusion, and understanding are what matter most to me professionally and personally.
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Christoph was an Associate Principal with McKinsey & Company, based in Berlin and Zurich, where he worked with global transport, travel, logistics, and aviation industry clients. He began his career as a project manager, assistant professor, and scientific researcher at the Institute for Operations Research in St. Gall, in Switzerland.
Christoph earned an MA in business administration at the University of Augsburg and a PhD in Management Science from the University of St. Gall, in Switzerland. He has three daughters and one son and is passionate about the power of difference and the freedom of opinion.