Korn Ferry
Christoph la Garde

Christoph la Garde

Senior Client Partner


Mr. la Garde specializes in identifying top executives for multinational, well-known and leading companies in the industry. Many of his assignments have been European or global in nature and demonstrate his deep and broad understanding of the life science and consumer industry. Christoph la Garde has conducted more than 400 senior recruitment assignments and has placed well reputed senior executives in the industry.

Furthermore, Mr. la Garde has an in-depth knowledge and broad experience in conducting more than 700 Management Assessments across Europe.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Christoph. la Garde worked for a major European search and management consulting firm, where he became the youngest Equity Partner and Managing Director respectively.

In the same enterprise, he was one of the initial members of the pan-European practice “Management Audit” and Managing Director of its Austrian consulting affiliation.

After finishing the commercial business school Mr. la Garde obtained a master’s degree in business administration at the University of Economics in Vienna. He completed a postgraduate executive program at the MZSG in St. Gallen, Switzerland. He attended an executive management training at Harvard Business School as well as an Executive to Leader Institute ® in Minneapolis, US.

He is fluent in German and English.