Andreas Lau


Andreas Lau is a partner of the HANSE Consulting Group.

He works as a project manager in the areas of restructuring, revenue enhancement, interim management, and M&A.
As a partner, he is responsible for the Düsseldorf office and for HANSE Interim Management GmbH across all locations.

He has about 20 years of experience in consulting and 7 years of experience in line management of mainly medium-sized companies.


  • Restructuring concepts/appraisals for medium-sized companies and groups of companies, independent business reviews
  • Stakeholder management in difficult corporate situations
  • Sustainable implementation of turnaround and restructuring concepts, stringent implementation management
  • Placement of interim managers, in particular CROs and CFOs, as well as content-related support of interim management projects
  • Experience as interim CRO
  • (Distressed) M&A


  • Member of the Umbrella Association of German Interim Managers (DDIM)
  • Member of the Interim Management Provider Working Group (AIMP)


  • More than just bridging vacancies: leveraging potential and saving costs with temporary purchasing expertise
  • Managing unpopular measures: Staff reductions – Who does it?
  • Getting ready for the company sale: The interim manager as cleaner fish
  • Interim managers as trainers: Crash course for the junior
  • Interim Manager in the M&A process: The multi-talent
  • Implementation experience puts horsepower on the road (2009/HR_Services Special)

Main focus

  • Automotive
  • Chemical & Pharmaceutical
  • Textile & Clothing
  • Logistics & Transportation
  • Mechanical & Plant Engineering
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Consumer Goods Food & Non-Food
  • Wholesale & Retail
  • Specialized service providers