Skip to main content

Genetic affiliation. Unassailable lead.


Digital transformation. Volatile capital markets. Supervision. Automation. Cyber risks. Product innovation. Actuarial practice. Individualisation. Prevention. Claims/benefit costs. Longevity.

“The time of ‘business as usual’, of stabilising and consolidating, is over. In the future, courage, drive, creativity and stability can only be found in the constant intelligent handling of change. In other words, when it comes to the skills people need to have, we’re faced with requirements that are shifting the centre of gravity.”

— Christian Schüssler

What used to be a rather safe business with a regulatory corset is clearly growing into an agile business in need of just-as-agile executives, too. At ifp, we can look back on almost six decades in this field: our company founder started out in insurance, and at ifp, insurance is in our DNA.

Traditional processes are being called into question, while cost and competitive pressures continue to rise. At the same time, this enormous upheaval – further intensified by the pandemic and shortage of skilled labour – brings with it exciting opportunities. Marked by major investments in new digital processes and business models, the future of the insurance industry is becoming quickly visible: a mobile, flexible and digitally forward-looking market in need of people who can set the course for this supporting pillar of the financial services sector.


Christian Schüssler

Partner Insurance Broker, Degree in Business Administration
After finishing his training and subsequent studies at the University of Cologne, Christian Schüssler fulfilled various management positions in the insurance industry, most recently as member of ‘Die Continentale Versicherungsverbund’ (Insurers Association) board. He made a career move to consulting in 2012 and has led the Insurance and Non-profit Organisations team since. +49 (0) 221 / 20 50 6-993


Leonie Hartmann

Consultant Business Administration (B. Sc.)
Leonie Hartmann already focused on human resources development during her training as an industrial clerk. She then continued her education at the University of Cologne, where she successfully completed a bachelors degree in business administration with a focus on business psychology. She also brings her practical experience in recruiting into her work as a consultant in the insurance and non-profit organization team. +49 (0) 221 / 20 50 6-134

Alfred Herling

Executive Consultant Degree in Psychology
After completing his studies in psychology and additional training in human resource management, Alfred Herling worked for several years in human resource management before joining ifp in 2000. His many years of experience are the foundation for the competent support of our customers in the insurance industry. +49 (0) 221 / 20 50 6-176

Judith Lassalle

Executive Consultant Degree in Psychology
Judith Lassalle is a highly experienced consultant with sound expertise in aptitude diagnostics and many years of experience coaching a wide variety of committees and contacts. For more than 25 years now, she’s been filling leadership positions in non-profit organisations throughout the German-speaking world. Her excellent network has grown over these many years, proving particularly beneficial when it comes to the demanding staff searches for aid organizations, foundations, church sponsors and the like. +49 (0) 221 / 20 50 6-86