Jakob Hensing

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Jakob Hensing is a consultant with McKinsey&Company in Berlin. In addition to supporting corporate clients, primarily at the intersection of organization and risk management topics, he has advised public sector institutions on economic strategy and contributed to the McKinsey Global Institute’s work on the future of the European economy.

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).