Thoralf Reise


Thoralf Reise is partner at KONITZER & TAFEL Management Consulting GmbH. He has wide experience gathered during many years’ as a personnel consultant.

After completing his studies in business management he spent the first year of his professional life as a team leader with the organizers of the German pavilion at the World’s Fair 2000 in Hanover, who were responsible for preparing and coordinating all activities for the host country.

Following this Thoralf Reise began his career in executive search with one of the world’s leading consultancies. Initially he coordinated research for a global practice group, before step by step taking over over the conduct of national and international search projects.

His next move was to another of the leading 5 firms in the executive search business. Here Herr Reise looked after the needs of exacting clients from financial services and industry and successfully developed a new international competence center, which he subsequently expanded and for which he was responsible for several years’ as managing partner and shareholder in the company. He concentrated mainly on the acquisition and discrete conduct of search assignments at the two highest levels of corporate management.

Thoralf Reise has wide ranging knowledge of executive search in general and a long and highly successful track record in the filling of top management positions in particular. Moreover he has far-reaching experience of confidential dealings with managers.

Having left personnel consultancy behind him and after taking a sabbatical year Thoralf Reise decided in 2015 to place his special knowledge at the disposal of KONITZER & TAFEL for the counseling of managers in the throes professional reorientation. He speaks fluent English and Spanish.