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Björn Beil - Poststraße 189a - 44809 Bochum - +49 17671224923 -

Head of Learning & Development & Culture

Personal Details

Date of birth: 16.12.1980

Length of service in the profession: 11 yrs.

Leadership Experience: 4 yrs.

Summary Biography

A resourceful, hard-working and highly motivated and people focused Learning & Development & Culture professional with a proven record of success in people and culture development and management.

With a wealth of transferrable skills, including outstanding interpersonal and staff management abilities.


A capable organizer, quick to grasp – and make good use of – new ideas and information. A proven ability to develop and implement effective new strategies and concepts. Able to work well both independently and as part of a

productive team, demonstrating the motivation and multi-tasking abilities required to meet demanding deadlines while maintaining the highest of standards.

Helping people to find and develop their potential and bringing it to business success is my intrinsic motivation!


Articulate and proactive, combines a professional and confident approach with excellent interpersonal skills and can communicate concisely at all levels. A motivational leader proven in developing successful teams that achieve

business and personal objectives and who thrives working in a highly pressurised environment.

Education and Qualifications

  • Coaching for Performance

  • Insights Discovery Practitioner

  • NLP Practitioner & Master

  • IEMT Practitioner

  • Interpersonal Communication Specialist

  • Conflict Management Professional

  • Social Competences Trainer

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Fellow of the CLC (Corporate Learning Community)


  • English, German

Employment History

  • 2019 to Present

    • Jacobs, Head of Learning & Development & Culture

  • 2016 to Present

    • Björn Beil, Mental Health/ Stress Coach

  • 2018 to 2019

    • Walter Services, Head of Learning & Development

  • 2017 to 2018

    • Synthomer plc., Learning & Development Manager EMEA

  • 2016 to 2017

    • Media Saturn, Learning & Development Manager

Work Experience

2019 – Present    Jacobs Engeneering, Head of Learning & Development

                                 SuedLink (CaPex: 11 Mrd.)

  • Designing of all strategic people & organizational development processes

  • Leading a 10-member team of the "Link Academy", who coordinated & administrated 1000 trainings per year

  • Delivering 15 Discovery workshops for 200 people in team effectiveness and leadership development

  • Training of 50 so-called "Positive Mental Health Champions" as part of a strategy to raise awareness of mental health, diversity & integrity.

  • Designing & implementing an onboarding process, concept & training matrix (growth from 30 to 600 employees in 1.5 yrs.)

  • Advising the management in all questions of personnel & cultural development

  • Conceptualization & Delivering 10 leadership workshops

  • Trained 30 Positive Mental Health Champions

  • Conceptualization & introduction of a "Culture & Mental Health Roadmap", as project group leader for "Mental Health“

  • Developing a common culture for a total of 18 companies and 600 people in the project, closely coordinated with the management


2018 - Present  Björn Beil,  Coach

  • Stress Management, Resilience

2018 – 2019      Walter Services,  Head of Learning &


  • Conceptual design of a company-wide Learning & Development strategy for 2300 employees at 9 locations, based on the corporate goals

  • Management of a team of 7 trainers

  • Conception & introduction of a competence model



2017 – 2018      Synthomer, Learning & Development Manager EMEA

  • Creation of the first EMEA-wide people development strategy for 1800 employees in 11 countries in EMEA (blue & white collar)

  • Establishment & implementation of a scalable Learning & Development architecture consisting of face-to-face activities/ e-learning/ LMS with focus on learning on demand

  • Professional consulting of specialists & executives in all questions of questions of Learning & Development

  • Negotiation with and sourcing of external providers

  • Designing and managing of SynGP Graduate- & Talent programs, based on a new designed talent management process

  • Designing and implementing EMEA- wide leadership development program “Fit for Leadership- Think global- Act local“


2016 – 2017      Media Saturn Deutschland GmbH,

                             Learning & Development Manager 

  • Responsible for all Learning & Development activities for 1000 employees in Rhein Neckar region

       (Blended Learning, Coaching, Job rotation, Job Enlargement, Mentoring,

       Reverse Mentoring, Coaching, Collegial advice)

  • Designing of individual L&D strategy and concept

  • Implementing a performance management system

  • Designing, planning, conducting and evaluating Training & Development customized programs (Leadership Development, Communication, Sales, Customer Service, Teambuilding & Development, Conflict Management)

  • Systemic coaching and consulting for Executive Managers

  • Conducting Train- the-Trainer- Trainings

  • Designing learning curriculums

  • Providing performance feedback and conducting performance evaluations