Bernhard Engelien

Managing Director


Mr. Engelien is a Managing Director in Greenhill’s Capital Advisory group and is primarily responsible for coverage and execution of secondary transactions. Since joining Cogent Partners (which Greenhill acquired in 2015) in 2006, Mr. Engelien has been responsible for managing all aspects of client engagements and transaction execution and has served a wide range of clients throughout continental Europe, the UK and the Middle East. Prior to joining Cogent, Mr. Engelien was an Associate Principal at McKinsey & Company where he worked for six years serving financial services companies and private equity firms on a broad range of strategy and corporate finance topics in multiple geographies including the UK, continental Europe and the Middle East. He was also a leader of McKinsey’s European Banking & Securities practice. Mr. Engelien began his career at Goldman Sachs in London covering the pan-European Business Services sector as an equity analyst. 

Mr. Engelien holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, and a Master’s Degree in International Management from the Community of European Management Schools (CEMS). He is also fluent in German, French and English.