Christian Jerusalem


Office Location: Dusseldorf

Phone: +49 211 82820

Christian Jerusalem is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Düsseldorf office, focusing on leadership consulting and advising senior executives and corporate directors on leadership, transformation, organizational effectiveness, and board-level leadership assignments.

With more than 25 years of experience in all major private industry sectors, Christian is an experienced leader, helping clients to align corporate strategy with the senior leadership agenda. This includes providing advice on organizational development, top team effectiveness, CEO succession, and senior-level appointments. In addition, he leads international senior executive management audits and board-level leadership capability reviews.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Christian was with an executive search and leadership consulting firm where he was a senior partner of the leadership and 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 seven years in marketing and business development roles at a multinational services company and at a leading consumer goods company.  In addition to his native German, Christian is fluent in English and has a working knowledge in French and Italian.


Christian earned his MBA from GSBA in Zurich and graduated from Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich with a degree in business administration (Dipl. Kfm).