Jakob Hensing

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Jakob Hensing is a senior consultant with Orphoz in Berlin, where he supports clients in the public sector. Previously, he worked at Orphoz’s parent firm McKinsey & Company, where he primarily focused on helping clients across various industries navigate large-scale organizational transformations. 

Jakob’s connection with GPPi dates back to an internship in 2010, following which he returned as a research associate in 2011 and as a visiting researcher in 2012. At GPPi, he primarily worked on issues related to international peace and security, including organizational challenges in UN peace operations and the Responsibility to Protect.

Jakob holds a DPhil in Politics and an MPhil in international relations from the University of Oxford, as well as a bachelor’s degree in integrated social sciences from Jacobs University Bremen. His undergraduate and master’s studies were supported by a scholarship from the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes).