Former HR Executive Director for Slovenske Elektrané, the Slovak power utility company, a majority shareholding of ENEL Spa, Italy’s largest utility company. Gerhard oversaw the talent acquisition and business development department, reorganizing the HR function and implementing performance improvement. Before this Gerhard was an HR Executive with the Italian State Railway. Gerhard also served within the European Parliament as a counselor to a Member of the European Parliament in connection with the European Constitution Project and within the Austrian Parliament as coordinator of European Affairs.

Gerhard works as Senior consultant, Human Resources and Business Development, dealing with acquisition of foreign companies, Executive search and HR programs. Gerhard received his Bachelor’s degree in International Trade from the University of Economics in Vienna. He has an Engineering degree in City and Regional Planning from the Technical University in Vienna.

Associate , ELIT Search (Vienna/Auckland)
Senior consultant – Human Resources and Business Development in Europe and Australasia (Vienna/Auckland)
HR Executive, ENEL Spa/Slovenske Elektrarne (Rome / Bratislava)
HR Executive, Italian Railways (Rome)
Executive search and Management consulting for European industry customers
Consultant, Austrian Parliament (Vienna/Brussels)
Various management and directorship positions, Ing. C.Olivetti Spa (Italy/Europe)

International Background:
  • Austrian nationality
  • Worked in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Belgium, France, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, Greece, Finland, Sweden, USA, Qatar, New Zealand
  • Languages: German, English, Italian, French