PHOENIX GIR Geschäftsführung / Executive Board


Peter M. Barnefske

The German headhunter, placement specialist and international labour expert is known from international media (TV, newspapers, online media).

Since 1994 the general manager of PHOENIX GIR plays active leading and advisory roles in large HR projects in which more than 12,000 specialists, managers and skilled professionals have been placed successfully in IT, engineering & technics, management, sales & marketing, banking & finance, consulting, military defense, health & medicine, industry/production (e.g. automotive, electr(on)ics, mechanical engineering, aviation/aerospace, civil engineering), retail industry, transport & logistics, craft sector, media etc. in German and international companies.

Peter M. Barnefske focussed the business fields of PHOENIX GIR on

  • High volume mass headhunting & placement in the D/A/CH countries (Germany, Austria, Switzerland)
  • International specialist recruitment from all over Europe/EU, the former CIS countries, Asia and America etc.
  • International labor market lecture tours with PR & media relations
  • Internationally training of Extreme Headhunters, Talent Scouts, Career Consultants


His mission:  "A good future for foreign talents. Now!"


Before Peter M. Barnefske was project leader & senior consultant in the fields of new-/outplacement, redeployment and transfer of personal for German and globally leading consulting firms as well as for private and governmental recruitment/employment agencies. In earlier days he gained experience in cost-cutting for large and medium-sized companies, in media and marketing counselling.