Roland Berger appoints six (senior) partners across European offices

14 February 2023 4 min. read

Global strategy consulting firm Roland Berger has appointed three new partners in Europe: Vanessa Bähner (Germany) and Matthieu Daumas and Yaroslav Stetsenko (France), and promoted three existing partners – Uwe Weichenhain (Germany), Andrea Bassanino (Italy) and Stephan Hartmann (Switzerland) – to senior partner level.

Based out of Frankfurt, Vanessa Bähner is a partner in Roland Berger’s Restructuring, Performance, Transformation & Transaction practice.

She has been with the consulting firm for 12 years, specializing in strategy, organizational development, and performance improvement work at clients in the healthcare sector, including hospitals, university medical departments, rehabilitation clinics, and nursing homes.

Vanessa Bähner, Matthieu Daumas, Yaroslav Stetsenko, Uwe Weichenhain, Andrea Bassanino and Stephan Hartmann - Roland Berger

Matthieu Daumas joined Roland Berger in 2011 as a junior consultant, and has rapidly growth the ranks to partner. A member of the Investor Support practice, he advises financial sponsors and portfolio companies on due diligence, strategy, restructuring, and value creation.

From a sector perspective, he focuses on companies and portfolio companies in the industrial sectors. Meanwhile, internally Daumas has been an integral part of RolandBerger’s talent development initiatives in Paris, spanning recruiting, training, and mentorship.

Yaroslav Stetsenko has been with Roland Berger since 2017, joining the firm from Kearney(notably, before Kearney he spent an initial four years with Roland Berger). He is a partner in the Investor Support and Technology, Media & Telecommunications practices.

Stetsenko has extensive knowledge of technology topics, including fixed and mobile infrastructures, new business streams (internet of things and cloud), as well as media and software assets. He brings this expertise to corporate clients, large international financing organisations, and private equity funds. He also supports telecom operators on various topics of top-line performance improvement and operational efficiency via asset carve-out or integration.

Uwe Weichenhain is senior partner at Roland Berger in Hamburg with a focus on the Energy & Infrastructure practice. He is an expert in new technologies that drive the transition towards sustainable infrastructure, including offshore wind, power transmission, gas and LNG, hydrogen, and digital technologies.

Weichenhain has a track record in managing capital investments along the full value chain. He supports capital investment and market entry strategies, develops new business models, sets up project organizations, manages project risks and provides hands-on implementation support. Clients include infrastructure developers, operators and suppliers as well as public sponsors and financial investors.

Andrea Bassanino rejoined Roland Berger in 2019, nearly two decades after first joining the firm. In between, he served EY-Parthenon and Arthur D. Little, among others in the role as partner. He returned to Roland Berger in the role of partner, and now makes the step up to senior partner, based in Milan.

Bassanino has deep expertise in transportation, infrastructure, technology, and media and telecommunications with a track record in project topics such as industrial plans, market entry strategies, commercial due diligences and business model innovation.

Stephan Hartmann is a senior partner based in Roland Berger’s Zurich office, and is a member of the Restructuring, Performance, Transformation & Transaction practice. He has been with Roland Berger since 2020, joining the firm from Deloitte. Earlier in his career, he served Detecon and BearingPoint, among others.

As an expert in bottom-line efficiency improvement, cost reduction and digitization, Hartmann advises on all topics on the CFO agenda, including post-merger integration, carve-out programs, finance transformations and shared services/ global business services.