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In Focus: the Person

Sustainable, constructive business relationships arise when the ideas and expectations of both sides match. That’s why we take the time to talk − with those in charge on the employer side and with candidates who are open to a new challenge.

We see this intense, personal and open exchange as the key to success and the foundation of sustainable recruitment.

With the benefit of our many years of experience, we gather profiles and requests, compare prospects and potentials, anticipate scenarios and propose partnerships that are a 100 per cent fit for both sides.

In this way, we ensure that companies can grow over the long term and employees can take advantage of development opportunities.

As an executive search partner, we offer expertise and sensitivity when it comes to filling corporate and head office positions at management level, as well as in the placement of candidates with a technical background. Another focus of our work is on the placement of high potentials or junior executives. At all levels and at every stage of the placement process, the people we accompany experience us as equal partners − honest, open and always focused on the long term.


Katharina Engfer

Founder & Management

Project Management & Commercial Management

Phone: +49 221 33 77 54 0

Katharina Engfer

My name is Katharina Engfer, and I founded and built up the company Engfer Consulting.

For many years, I was successfully employed as a consultant in various management consultancies, and I now work intensively on new products and ideas in business development.

With many years of experience in consulting and recruiting, I would be happy to be your contact person for new opportunities and ideas.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Thilo Engfer

Founder & Management

Business Development & Executive Search

Phone: +49 221 33 77 54 10

Thilo Engfer

I’m Thilo Engfer, founder and managing director of Engfer Consulting, and I have more than 10 years of professional experience in HR consulting.

With the understanding that career comes from calling, I work with passion, commitment and the goal of obtaining the right candidates for my clients. For me, the focus is always on the person, on both the client and the candidate side.

Successful partnerships result from trustful and long-term business relationships.

You are very welcome to approach me and become part of a success story.


Alexander Siepe, Dipl.-Ing.

Senior Manager Engineering & Production

Engineering & Production

Phone: +49 221 33 77 54 29

Alexander Siepe

I’m Alexander Siepe, and I take responsibility for the section “Engineering & Production” at Engfer Consulting.

Alexander Siepe is responsible for the ‘Engineering & Production’ section at Engfer Consulting. Through his education in mechanical engineering to Dipl.-Ing. level, with a specialism in production technology, and his many years of experience as a production manager, he knows the importance of streamlined processes in manufacturing companies. He is well acquainted with both the short chains of command in owner-managed structures and those found in large corporations. And his great expertise and high degree of value orientation mean that he can support companies in dealing with the resulting HR issues.

Our goal at Engfer Consulting: the right candidate, in the right position at the right time.

I’m looking forward to your challenges and being your contact person.

Marcel Thiesen, Dipl.-Kfm.


Personalberater IT & Digitalisierung

Phone: +49 221 33 77 54 14

Marcel Thiesen

Ich bin Marcel Thiesen, und verantworte seit 01.02.2019 die Sparte „Personalberater IT & Digitalisierung “ bei Engfer Consulting.

Durch meine langjährige Berufserfahrung in IT-Unternehmen in verschiedenen Funktionen als Key Account Manager, Projektmanager und technischer Berater kenne ich die einzelnen IT-Zweige sowie die speziellen Anforderungen an die unterschiedlichen Rollen im Unternehmen. Agile Teams in der Software-Entwicklung und die dynamische Arbeitsweise der Entwickler kenne ich aus erster Hand. Als erfahrener Key Accounter weiß ich zudem um die Herausforderungen im Vertrieb – die damit verbundene Personalauswahl stellt hierbei die Weichen des Unternehmenserfolgs. Bei der Gewinnung des passenden Mitarbeiters können Sie auf mich zählen.

Als IT-affiner Mensch bin ich jederzeit für Innovationen zu begeistern und probiere diese als Early-Adopter aus.

Für Ihre Anliegen habe ich ein offenes Ohr und bin Ihr Ansprechpartner im Team bei Engfer Consulting.

Lena Bongartz

Project Assistant Research

Phone: +49 221 33 77 54 13

Lena Bongartz

I’m Lena Bongartz, and I joined Engfer Consulting as the project assistant on 1 September 2018.

With my many years of experience as a student advisor, and having studied business administration and business psychology, I can now support the team with creative ideas.

I am very much looking forward to getting to know you soon.