Christian Jerusalem


Office Location: Dusseldorf

Phone: +49 211 82820

Christian Jerusalem is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Düsseldorf office and a member of the Global Industrial Practice. Specializing in high-profile and board-level executive search and leadership consulting assignments, he advises senior executives and corporate directors on leadership, transformation, and board issues.

With decades of experience in all major private industry sectors, Christian is an experienced leader in helping clients to align corporate strategy with the senior leadership agenda. This includes providing advice on senior-level appointments and CEO succession. In addition, he leads international senior executive management audits and board-level leadership capability reviews.

Christian joined Heidrick & Struggles from an executive search and consulting firm where he was a senior partner of the leadership & talent consulting practice for eight years. Before that Christian was the managing partner for Germany's market leader in career transition and change management consulting for eight years, rendering a range of HR services including senior executive transition services, performance coaching, management assessment, and recruitment.

Earlier in his career, Christian spent 10 years in marketing and business development roles at a multinational services company, as well as at a leading consumer goods company.

In addition to his native German, he is fluent in English and has a working knowledge in French and Italian.


Christian earned a master's degree of business administration from GSBA in Zurich and graduated from Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich with a degree in business administration (Dipl. Kfm).