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Christoph Mat

Senior Principal
Christoph Mat is a Senior Principal for Korn Ferry, based in the Firm's Berlin office.

Mr. Mat is a highly trusted advisor when it comes to enhancing the abilities of organizations to execute on their strategic objectives. His focus lies on synchronizing the leadership and talent within organizations with new strategic directions and changing market environments.

He also brings a strong track record in planning and implementing initiatives on a global scale. Including the alignment of complex stakeholder landscapes and the steering of resources across the globe to maximize impact while minimizing frictions for his clients.

Moreover he is a sought after executive coach and facilitator for leaders of various industries, often in fast-moving environments.

Mr. Mat has leveraged his expertise in change management, leadership development and management diagnostics in various cultures and industries. In recent years he also focused on helping organizations to master their digital transformation.

While offering his experience from the different cultures and industries in which he has helped organizations to succeed, Mr. Mat always maintains a high awareness towards the specific circumstances of each challenge his clients are facing.

He has published on the impact of leadership feedback in dynamic environments and on management coaching. He has given lectures to certify managers and consultants as business change experts.

Before joining Korn Ferry, Mr. Mat worked for several years as a consultant for one of the leading German talent consultancies and as a human resource associate for PepsiCo Australia in Sydney.

Mr. Mat holds a master in psychology from Humboldt University of Berlin and UWC in South Africa, a systemic coaching certification as well as a business change expert certification and numerous psychometric certifications.

He is fluent in English and German.

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