Korn Ferry
Christoph Adams

Christoph Adams

Associate Client Partner


Mr. Adams is an Associate Client Partner of the Executive Pay & Governance practice at Korn Ferry Hay Group and an expert of choice for directors, board members and experts of our clients.

Mr. Adams has broad experience in designing remuneration systems for executive board members of listed companies. His expertise includes the application and accounting treatment of executive compensation as well as the arrangement of compensation reports.

He designed and implemented multiple employee share ownership programs.

In addition, Mr. Adams designs robust pension schemes for executives and advises companies on financing options for their pension provision.

Mr. Adams brings long-standing experience in mastering multifaceted projects and in coordinating expert tasks with a focus on solving problems. He advises both medium-sized and corporate clients in different industries.

Mr. Adams gained many years of professional experience in multiple countries and authored several articles on compensation-related topics.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry Hay Group, Christoph Adams was Executive Director with the People Advisory Services practice at one of the big 4. He previously was with Kienbaum Management Consultants in their compensation consulting practice.

Mr. Adams earned an advanced degree in business administration and computer science at the University of Hamburg and an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management, Phoenix, USA.

He speaks German and English.