Korn Ferry
Oliver Barth

Oliver Barth

Senior Client Partner


Oliver Barth is a Senior Client Partner for Korn Ferry Hay Group, based in the firm’s Frankfurt office.

Mr. Barth specializes in supporting clients to succeed with the right talents by defining talent requirements in line with their business strategy to realize long term strategic goals through effective talent alignment. He also specializes in leadership consulting, covering assessment and development.

Mr. Barth has built many development programs for high potentials and high performers and he is a certified and experienced coach in an international environment.

Mr. Barth has deep business and leadership experience in many industries and he managed many large international talent management projects. He has broad experience in the design and implementation of talent management strategies, including recruiting strategies, competency modelling, and succession planning.

Mr. Barth has over 18 years of experience in human resource management consulting and spent most of his career with organizations and top-level-executives to design and implement leadership and talent management strategies. Previously, he was the managing director for the DACH-region of a US-based global talent and leadership consultancy and earlier in his career, he was partner for one of the leading German human resource management consulting firms.

Mr. Barth studied economics and psychology and holds a master degree in psychology from Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich and several prestigious executive coaching certifications as well as certifications in numerous psychometrics.

He is fluent in English and German.