Leadership Team

Bernhard Hartmann


Bernhard has extensive industry experience in the Energy sector across utilities, oil and gas, and mining. He joined Partners in Performance in 2021 as a Director driving growth in the Middle East and North African Energy Practice – a key hub for the global industry. 

Bernhard is an expert in transformation, with work spanning efficiency improvement, restructuring and strategy implementation for commercial and government organisations. He also has broad senior leadership experience and has worked internationally in the Middle East, China, Europe, the United States and Africa.

Before joining Partners in Performance, Bernhard held senior leadership roles focussing on business growth in the energy and utilities sector as Head of China for A.T. Kearny, Head of Energy Middle East and Africa for A.T. Kearney as well as Oliver Wyman, and also as Network Partner for Innogy Consulting, focussing on market development in the Middle East.

With a strong track record in building successful teams in developing markets, Bernhard is a highly regarded mentor and coach, both internally and for clients across all levels of the organisation. 


  • Ph.D in Geology, University Berne, Switzerland 
  • MBA, Master in Geology, University Wuerzberg, Germany 
  • Masters Study in Geology, University of Texas, Austin, USA