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The Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Benchmarks

2021 GDEIB Expert Panellists

Hans W. Jablonski

Hans W. Jablonski, senior consultant, trainer and owner of his company JBD, has more than 20 years’ practical experience in organisational development in different sectors and industries, with an expertise in Diversity & Inclusion and Change Management. This covers areas like Unconscious Bias, Diversity & Inclusion, Gender Diversity, and Inclusive Leadership.

With his experience in organisational change as both internal and external consultant, Hans is committed to work systemically to enable sustainable success. In the course of his career Hans Jablonski has worked with companies from a variety of sectors such as Ford Motor Company, bp plc, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, and Commerzbank. 

About ten years ago Hans Jablonski founded his company JBD, specialising in Diversity & Inclusion. Since then he has provided consulting to companies worldwide on introducing and conducting Change and Diversity Management. About a third of Germany’s DAX30 companies work with him, as well as many well-known smaller companies from all branches. He is an expert consultant, trainer and moderator on a number of topics and has worked with top management and senior leaders around the world, from the USA, Brazil and India to China, Japan and various countries across Europe. Clients appreciate his expertise and knowledge on Unconscious Bias and how this effects leader’s decisions. Hans also works with NGOs and organizations from the public sector such as municipal, military, public enterprises and others. 

He was one of the first Diversity Managers in Germany and co-authored the Diversity Charta for Germany and other European countries. Hans is a member of the ISO Committee for defining the Global D&I ISO/DIN guidelines on Diversity & Inclusion.

He is, as well, a demanded keynote speaker and regularly publishes articles in books and journals. He also supports refugees in successfully finding employment and beginning their career and life in German business.