Hagen Schweinitz

Hagen Schweinitz is a Senior Client Partner in the Frankfurt office of Korn Ferry International. He joined the firm in 2000 and is a member of the Global CIO Centre of Excellence, which he leads in Central Europe. Hagen Schweinitz also specializes in the selection and evaluation of C-Level executives in the technology sector, working for technology clients (IoT, Industry 4.0 etc) across EMEA. He is also coordinating the Korn Ferry activities for the Non-Profit/Education/Government sector in Central Europe.

A major part of his work is the recruitment and evaluation of non-executive board directors, predominantly in the technology sector. He is a member of the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) in Brussels and a regular contributor to the Korn Ferry Institute, where he has published several whitepapers on corporate governance and non-executive directors in fast-growing technology companies and, most recently, on corporate governance in Iran.

Currently he is working on a global study on the impact of disruptive technologies such as Blockchain on the work of the Board of Directors.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, he was a management consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Hagen is a member of the Royal Society of Asian Affairs in London. He was also elected as Life Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland. He is an active member of the Oxford Business Alumni organization and currently serves as President of the regional OBA chapter. He also is a Mentor for Oxford Women’s Leadership Community's "Ascent" Programme for alumnae and current female students of the School.

He holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Strategy and Innovation from Saïd Business School / University of Oxford and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Wales. He is a graduate of the Saïd Business School / University of Oxford High Performance Leadership programme (HPLP) and he is currently enrolled in the International Directors Programme at INSEAD, Fontainebleau.

He speaks English, German and Farsi.

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