Katharina Hesse is a member of the firm's Financial Services Sector. She focuses on senior management positions within the professional services, consulting and financial services industries, with a concentration on insurance. Furthermore, she specializes in positions in technology and FMCG. Katharina is based in Zürich.
Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Katharina spent eight years in management and IT consulting roles at BearingPoint. As a senior manager, she was responsible for regulatory consulting within financial services. She has led numerous international projects in finance transformation and risk management for both banks and insurance companies in Switzerland, Germany, Italy, UK and the US. Prior to that, Katharina worked as a senior project manager at Credit Suisse, executing international projects in private banking, with an emphasis on process engineering and optimization.
Katharina received her Master of Arts from the University of Zurich and an executive MBA from the University of Münster. She is fluent in German, English and Italian.
Financial Services, Asset and Wealth Management, Insurance, Diversity and Inclusion