Managing Partner Austria

About Natalie Bairaktaridis

Natalie Bairaktaridis is Managing Partner of Ward Howell International in Vienna. She has more than 20 years´ experience in Executive Search and Strategic Leadership Consulting in Austria and CEE/SEE. Her international background enables Natalie to advise international clients on crucial management and board hires. She has helped numerous international industrial manufacturing corporations, financial services companies and law as well as life science firms to grow their organization across Austria and CEE/SEE.

As a member of Ward Howell International’s Legal Practice group, she has been a long-standing and trusted adviser to leading Austrian and international law firms, where she has successfully placed top partners, senior associates and entire teams.

Her wide network has contributed to assisting all her clients’ growing new specialist practices and departments in the D-A-C-H and CEE region.

In her dealings with a variety of local and international clients, Natalie has found the right fit for the whole staff range from C-level to expert.

Natalie studied Law and History of Art at the University of Vienna.

She speaks fluent German, English and Greek.


  • General Industry
  • Financial Services
  • Legal
  • Life Sciences


  • Executive Search
  • Management Coaching
  • Management Consulting
  • Management Assessment
  • Board Advisory
  • Inclusion & Diversity
  • Leadership Development
  • Talent Management