An anthropologist showed a game to the children of an African tribe. He placed a basket of fruit under a tree and said to them, “The first child to reach the tree gets the basket.”

When he gave them the signal to start, he was surprised that they walked together, holding hands until they reached the tree. When he asked them why they had done this, they replied with astonishment: “Ubuntu!” and explained: “How can one of us be happy when the others are unhappy?”

Ubuntu means in the Bantu language: “I am because we are.” It is the secret of their happiness.


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Who we are

hr international consulting gmbh is located in Berlin, but the world is our home. Organisational development and HR management characterise the two focal points of our consulting services which we have been passionately promoting for many years at eye level in six languages.

Our vision

Every employee should find her/his right and valuable workplace in an efficient organisation.

Our mission

We question existing structures and systems and accompany the efficient symbiosis of personnel and organisational development through our many years of experience and our “human touch”. Forward looking, we value a participatory project implementation with our customers and partners.

Our values


We live the openness and curiosity for cultural differences.


We live the mutual respect and a trustful cooperation with our customers and partners.


We live the guarantee of high ethical, qualitative and scientific standards.


We go for the extra mile that makes a positive difference.

Our History

Our Team

Jens Debus

Managing Partner | Senior Advisor HR & Organisational Development

More than 25 years of professional experience, including more than 15 years in responsible international HR leadership positions in various sectors of the private and public sector. Competent, reliable, successful.

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Christiane Debus

Assistant Finance & Administration

Financial and administrative project management, accounting, tax and office management.