Moritz Trebeljahr

Moritz brings a combination of empathy and commitment to his clients, providing them with unique solutions to difficult challenges.

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Moritz Trebeljahr specializes in the legal and compliance, finance, and corporate governance and supervisory functions. He leads the Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Practice of Russell Reynolds Associates in Germany. He also focuses on senior finance roles and coordinates the firm’s CFO activities in the German market. 

Based in Hamburg, Moritz brings more than a decade of executive search and leadership advisory experience. He excels at providing guidance to clients across sectors and geographies on their talent challenges in the functional C-suite. Moritz previously worked with another leading global search firm, where he was an associate principal in their legal and compliance and public sector practices.

“Curiosity, perseverance and caring for people—these are the key drivers in my profession as an executive search consultant.”

Moritz holds an MA and PhD in history from the University of Freiburg in Germany, having completed research residencies in Portugal, Malta, Italy and the Vatican City.
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Areas of Expertise

Board Director and Chair Search Board Effectiveness Board of Directors CEO Succession Chief Executive Officers Energy and Natural Resources Executive Search Financial Officers Legal, Risk, and Compliance Officers

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An active citizen, Moritz is a member of the German Institute for Compliance (DICO) and sits on the Legal & Fair Play and Social Responsibility Committees of the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of Junior Chamber International. Moritz speaks fluent German, English, Portuguese and Italian.