Boris Diekmann


Boris Diekmann is a client director in Heidrick & Struggle’s Bremen office and leads the Organizational Culture Practice in the DACH region. He has more than 15 years of experience in organization-wide culture shaping, leadership development, and personal transformation.


As a consultant, facilitator, and executive coach, Boris supports senior leaders to nurture more thriving teams and cultures at and from the top. Boris is an accredited coach.

Previously, 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 consulting work, 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” is an international Amazon bestseller.

Boris is a native German speaker and is fluent in English, Italian, and French.


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