Alexander Hiller leads the firm's Leadership Advisory Services Practice in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He advises clients on a range of leadership, CXO succession and organisational culture aspects, including helping them assess their senior leaders and talent for top-level positions and increasing their individual or top team effectiveness. He is also a member of the firm's Private Equity, Financial Services and Consumer practices.

Strategic adviser with deep talent, leadership and change management expertise

  • Alexander brings more than 25 years of international consulting and leadership experience in corporate strategy and development, working with top executives, merger integration, succession planning, talent development and culture change.
  • Prior to joining Spencer Stuart, Alexander served as managing director and head of leadership, talent, performance and diversity for UBS, where he was responsible for creating, communicating and implementing an integrated talent and performance management strategy as well as culture change and senior leadership development globally across the group.
  • Previously Alexander held numerous management and leadership roles at Deutsche Bank globally, both at the group level and for corporate and investment banking as well as private wealth management, working out of the bank's Frankfurt, New York and London offices.
  • Earlier, Alexander worked with McKinsey & Company, focusing on strategy and organisation-related projects for financial services and private equity clients.

Alexander earned a degree in banking from Bankakademie and an Executive MBA, with distinction, from INSEAD. He also completed INSEAD’s Executive Master in Coaching and Consulting for Change Program, where his research focused on the impact and RoI of executive coaching. He speaks German and English.

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