Carolin Schwarz
Executive Consultant

"A company's capital are its people and the culture they work in."

  • What makes me want to get up every day:
    • Creating spaces and structures together in which true encounters take place and where the meaningful new can emerge.
    • Strategic & implementation-orientated, transparent & empathetic, creative & results-orientated is how others describe my actions.
  • Systemic organizational development
  • Architecture and management of transformation processes
  • Facilitation and team coaching with focus on executive teams
  • HR Transformation
  • ESG, Value-based corporate governance, sustainability transformation
Professional Background
  • 15 years of management experience in international corporate structures and at top management level.
  • Today:
    • Management consultant for organizations in transformation
    • Lecturer at Reutlingen University, ESB Business School (since 2020)
  • Former roles:
    • Chief Human Resource Officer (incl. communication and sustainability), Peek & Cloppenburg KG Düsseldorf and Vienna (2021-2023)
    • Director Integrity Management, Assistant to the CEO, Manager Strategic Planning & Change Programm (Daimler AG)
    • Change Management Consultant (internal), T-Mobile International Hatfield UK
  • Selected Projects
    • Development and management of a process and culture programme with agile working structures as part of the omnichannel transformation (Europe, 15,000 empvloyees).
    • HR realignment and restructuring to support digital transformation and new working models.
    • Coaching a leadership team in a restructuring of a medium-sized service company (Certification company, 300 employees)
    • Development and implementation of a 5-year integrity program (regarding all transformation levers) spanning from blue collar to top management in remediation of an US DOJ investigation (Production, global, 300,000 employees)
Education & Training
  • Master, systemic organisational and personnel development (Institute for Systemic Consulting, Wiesloch)
  • Transformation Coach (Vorsprung@Work)
  • Dipl. Betriebswirtin (FH) /International Business (Reutlingen University), MBA (Southeastern Louisiana University)
  • Theory U (Otto Scharmer, MIT @Daimler)
  • Advanced Facilitation (Keely Carlisle Partnership Ltd., London UK)
  • Circular Economy (Cambridge University Executive Education)
  • Sustainabilty Essentials for Business (Standford Executive Education