Oliver Berger

Oliver Berger



Oliver Berger is a Principal for Korn Ferry and member of the Firm’s global Financial Markets Practice. He has a particular focus on the Swiss banking sector (incl. wealth management, asset management, investment banking and retail banking) and also advises clients in the professional services space. Additionally he is an active member of the risk and finance practice.

Mr. Berger has spent more than 10 years in the human capital industry, having trained, educated, coached and recruited senior professionals mainly in the financial services and professional services industry.

Prior to his current position, Mr. Berger served at an international executive search firm. During his tenure there, he ran pan-European searches in the financial services sector. Besides that he established the brand in Europe and focused on business development.

Before that he advised executives at an outplacement consultancy and started his recruitment career at a boutique search firm in Zurich. There he built up the professional services practice and expanded his focus on clients in the financial services and life sciences space. 

Mr. Berger holds a Masters degree in law from the University of Basel and a diploma in coaching from the University of Applied Sciences in Zurich. He is fluent in German and English and also speaks some French and Spanish.