Principal, Asset Management & Alternative Investments

Sidney Baumgartner serves as a Principal in Korn Ferry’s Global Asset Management & Alternative Markets practice in New York.

Sidney brings significant experience working across the spectrum of liquid investment strategies such as equities and fixed income, and illiquid strategies such as private equity and venture capital.

His functional areas of specialization include recruiting sophisticated investment leaders such as Chief Investment Officers, Asset Class Heads, Portfolio Managers, and other senior level executives.

Sidney advises asset management firms, endowments & foundations, family offices, pension plans, and alternative investment firms on executive level recruitment, and provides access to the full spectrum of Korn Ferry’s talent advisory capabilities.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Sidney served as a recruitment consultant for a global recruitment firm, with a focus on investment banking and private equity, out of their Zurich, Switzerland and New York City offices.

Sidney graduated from the University of Portsmouth, UK, where he earned a B.A.(honors) in Business Administration and hails from Switzerland. Sidney speaks fluent French and German.