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Christian Hierholzer

Christian Hierholzer, Group Managing Director International & Head of Europe


My Job

In addition to providing advice to clients across the Hanover Group on their advocacy and communication strategies on EU level and beyond, I am responsible for overseeing and growing Hanover’s European public affairs offer and geographical footprint across Europe.

My Experience

Since 2020
Hanover Communications International

Group Managing Director International & Head of Europe

Hanover Communications International

Managing Director Brussels

Weber Shandwick
Head of Public Affairs and Healthcare at Weber Shandwick Brussels

European Parliament
Policy advisor to a member of the European Parliament’s Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

My Proudest Achievements

Setting up Hanover Communication’s Brussels office and recruiting the right team to grow it from one man and his coffee machine into one of the leading independent EU affairs agencies in Brussels.

My Education

  • Master of Business Administration – IESE Business School Barcelona/Spain
  • Master of Arts in Political Science – University of Kiel/Germany

My Languages

German, English, French, Spanish

My Interests outside work

I am a passionate shark diver and rather adventurous traveller in search of the last spots on this planet without mobile coverage. Other interests include sports (running, skiing), photography, and arts.

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