Joern Nikolay

Advisory Director



Joern Nikolay is an Advisory Director at General Atlantic. Prior to becoming a Senior Advisor, Joern served as Managing Director and Head of DACH at General Atlantic since 2012, where he led General Atlantic’s business in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland as part of the EMEA team. Before joining General Atlantic in 2008, Joern was an Associate at TA Associates in London. Prior to that, he was a Case Team Leader at Bain & Company in Düsseldorf, and an Analyst at Morgan Stanley in Frankfurt.

Current Board Affiliations

Chrono24, Board Member
Flix, Board Member

Historical Board Affiliations

Hemnet, Board Member
Klarna, Board Observer


WHU — Otto-Beisheim Graduate School of Management, M.Sc., Economics and Business

Community Involvement

Ein Herz für Kinder, Bild hilft e.V., Board Member

Senior Advisors are independent contractors that are advisors to General Atlantic and its portfolio companies. They are not employees nor affiliates of General Atlantic entities.

Advisory Directors are former Managing Directors who have retired under General Atlantic’s retirement policy.