Executive Search Advisory

- focused on Financial Services 

- in German & French speaking countries

We work on behalf of our clients on retained searches locally and cross-boarder for senior executives or specialists in Financial Services.

They value our knowledge of their industry, our cultural agility, discretion, flexibility, determination and availability.

Our candidates trust us to be a good and discreet sounding board for their career plans.

We are an experienced European team and can conduct interviews in German, French and English. 

About us


Discretion: to keep our searches "under cover" 

Flexibility: to adjust our process to our clients' need 

Determination: to deliver the best possible match to our clients

Cultural agility: to find the right long term match

Definition of Congruence

The consistence between what one thinks, says and does which is an attribute of Charisma and Leadership

The state or quality of being in agreement; correspondence; harmony  

Geometry:  the property of a plane or solid figure whereby it coincides with another plane or solid figure after it is moved, rotated or flipped over  


Anne de VĂ©sian - von Bredow grew up in France, lived in the UK, the Philippines and has been for soon 20 years between France and Germany. She started her career as a sell-side equity research analyst at Exane, she then gravitated towards strategy at BCG and recruitment & project management for Exane's top management, before becoming an Executive Search Consultant in 2014. She also set up the Little Bamboo Foundation, an educational project in Asia supporting 600 children. ESCP Europe graduate, she speaks French, German and English fluently.  Linkedin profile


Christine Schroeder started her career in recruiting and consultancy before joining an international group in Mobility Services, where she carried out various missions in mobility and cross-cultural training (Singapore and Hong Kong). Later, back in Europe, her focus moved to mobility consulting and recruitment. She joined Congruence from the beginning to lead our research. She speaks English, German, French and Italian. Christine is a graduate from Hohenheim University (Economics) and ESCP Europe (Business Administration).  Linkedin profile 

Sabine Runge worked at for different consulting firms before joining Congruence where she takes care of research and office management. Sabine is fluent in German and English.