Consultants

Duncan Blair
Duncan Blair
Born and raised in Toronto, Canada, Duncan first gained experience in the music business, which showed him the world. Later, he went on to work for an exclusive auction house for several years. His international background and degree in Political Science helped provide a solid foundation for his work at Schwanke Bros. Executive Search, where he began working in 2013. Since the beginning of 2015, he has overseen our Chicago office and provides the connection between the two continents. In his spare time, he enjoys playing music and spending time with his wife and son.
Georg Meinel
Georg Meinel
While studying Political Science, Georg was already convinced that he wanted to work in the field Human Resources. Early on, he gained experience in project management and, after completing his studies, he joined the Schwanke Bros. Executive Search. He was the first permanent employee and is now responsible for all project management. 
In his spare time he likes traveling, enjoys music and loves cooking Mediterranean cuisine.
Lars Schwanke
Lars Schwanke
Lars Richard Schwanke studied law in Berlin and Giessen. After gaining valuable experience with a successful stint at a well known executive search company that specialized in the automotive and finance sectors in Franfurt/Main, he founded Schwanke Bros./Gebruder Schwanke together with his brother and returned to his home town of Berlin.
Niels Schwanke
Niels Schwanke
During his studies he gained firsthand experience within the executive search sector. After completing of his legal studies he then worked at one of the top ten executive search firms in Germany. In 2008, together with his brother, he founded the Schwanke Bros./Gebrüder Schwanke with the objective of offering exceptional quality within the executive search sector.
Sebastian Seyda
Sebastian Seyda
After successfully completing his studies in Sports Science, Sebastian Seyda gained firsthand experience in product management, sales and purchasing at global players like Amazon, Adidas and Nike. As Lead Buyer, he was part of the successful start ups kickz and brands4friends. Because of his professional experience, Sebastian specializes in the consumer goods, trading, internet and retail sectors.