Christian Fischer leads Egon Zehnder’s Office in Copenhagen. He is a trusted advisor to organisations seeking to fill C-suite roles at the local and international levels. He identifies top talent for a range of top positions at global consumer companies as well as clients in industry and energy across Europe. Christian also provides leadership assessment, team effectiveness consulting, and accelerated integration support for executives who are transitioning into new roles. A fluent German speaker, he is frequently involved in assignments in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
I get to meet really interesting people in my work as a consultant, and doing a good job gives me a deep sense of purpose and achievement that goes beyond just placing someone in a new position.
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Christian served as the Managing Director for Scandinavia with Innocent Drinks, a U.K.-based company. Before that, he held the role of Group Operations Director at Carlsberg Breweries in Copenhagen, where he was in charge of the supply chain across Europe. Christian began his career at Boston Consulting Group in Copenhagen, where he worked on strategy development and performance improvement programs for telecommunications, operations, and industrial goods companies across Scandinavia.
Christian earned an MSc from Copenhagen Business School and a Master of International Management (CEMS) from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland. In his free time he enjoys kitesurfing and relaxes by working on DIY projects around his home.