Boris Diekmann


Boris Diekmann is a consultant in Heidrick & Struggles’ Bremen office where he is head of Culture Shaping in D|A|CH. He has more than 15 years of experience in organization-wide culture shaping, leadership development, and personal transformation. Boris is an accredited coach.


As a consultant, facilitator, and executive coach, Boris supports senior leaders to nurture more thriving teams and cultures at and from the top. He co-devised and piloted the first executive development programme in NATO.

As a consultant, Boris was a vice president with Senn Delaney, a culture shaping pioneer acquired by Heidrick & Struggles. From this position, he transitioned to a client for 2 years—Majid Al Futtaim, a leading provider of real-estate, retail, and leisure brands in Dubai, the Middle East, and North Africa, where he was head of culture.

Prior to his work as a consultant, Boris was responsible for the leadership development activities at a global Siemens division.

His inaugural book, “Chief Energy Officer: Universal Principles to Nurture a Spirit of Performance” has become an international Amazon bestseller. He speaks English, Italian, French, and German, his mother tongue.


ESCP Business School, European Master’s Degree in Management, with Distinction

Univerité Toulouse (France), D.E.U.G. in Economics

International Management Studies in Paris, Oxford, and Berlin