Senior Fellow, Human Capital
The Conference Board
Volker Mayer is a Senior Fellow, Human Capital at The Conference Board. In this role, Volker supports the Human Capital Practice which includes The Conference Board Human Capital Exchange™, research, conferences, webcasts and programs in a broad spectrum of human capital areas.
In addition to serving as a Senior Fellow, Volker is also CEO at STRIMgroup AG which offers strategy consulting, executive coaching and outsourcing services for large businesses as well as medium sized companies. Based in Switzerland and Germany, He leads international complex strategy development and transformation programs. This includes, market segmentations and aligned strategies, strategic (workforce) planning, implementation of new business models and measurement systems as well as talent and performance management programs.
Volker was previously Global Head HR Analytics for/at Deutsche Bank AG, responsible for global headcount, global HR planning, budgeting and benchmarking and in parallel he was involved in several mergers, restructuring and cost containment programs. He has extensive experience in Human Capital Audits, Human Resources Due Diligence, Management Audits and HR Benchmarking from his period as Senior Manager HR at PricewaterhouseCoopers AG.
He is Assistant Professor at the University of Applied Sciences in Constance, teaching the MBA program “Human Capital Management”. Besides that he participates actively in several programs of the St. Galler Business School.
Volker was honored for international leadership by Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, and in strategy execution by CEIBS, Shanghai.
Volker is the author of Apprenticeship - Responsibility and Opportunity. He has written and contributed to a number of studies and articlesrelating to HC audit, value adding HR, HR controlling, HR marketing and recruiting. Additionally he publishes studies on a regular basis focussing on strategy execution, leadership, talent and performance management; often in the context of Generation Y.
He holds a doctorate degree in economics from the University of Mannheim, Germany.
Human Capital Speakers Bureau topics include the following: