Associate Client Partner

Ms. Schäfer’s client experience represents a wide range of industries. In a dynamic team, she strives to fulfil the needs and wishes of her clients.

Her broad business experience and deep insight into leadership effectiveness, leadership assessment and development approaches, and what it strategically takes to help people rise through the ranks, make her a valuable asset in any leadership and talent management engagement. Ms. Schäfer also works as an executive coach, supporting meaningful change.

Working with individuals and teams, Ms. Schäfer’s expertise lies in the field of talent and succession management, executive assessment, leadership development, and executive coaching. In close partnership with her clients, she consults organizations to develop and implement a talent management strategy, to pick up the right people for the right job or level, and to motivate them to perform at their best. She assesses, trains, develops and coaches talent and leaders.

Ms. Schäfer joined Korn Ferry (at that time Hay Group) in 2005 in Frankfurt, Germany. Prior to this she was HR Development Manager and later, HR Manager for Executive Management in a large-sized, multi-national company in Germany. She started her career as trainer for in-service trainings.

Ms. Schäfer worked two years in Hay Group’s McClelland Center for Research & Development in Boston, USA, and has been based in Zurich, Switzerland, since 2017.

Ms. Schäfer holds a degree in Economics and Pedagogy from the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany, and received her Master degree in HR Development from the Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Germany. She is also a licensed banker and trained coach.