Gunnar Brückner


Selbstständig, Inhaber KiezEis (und Learning Specialist/Coach), KiezEis

Berlin, Germany


Chief Learning Officer
Management Training
Interkulturelles Training
Informelles Lernen
Blended Learning
Performance Management
Talent Management


Professional experience for Gunnar Brückner

  • Current 6 years and 4 months, since Oct 2016

    Inhaber KiezEis (und Learning Specialist/Coach)


    Eismacher - Ice Cream Maker

  • Current 20 years and 3 months, since Nov 2002

    Inhaber - Chief Learning Officer

    coachingplatform Inc.

    Senior Learning Advisor, Oct 2013-present. Rome-based: Concept and implementation of an FAO (UN Food and Agriculture Organization) Academy - Online performance support, blended learning for FAO leaders and staff worldwide. Oct 2012-Jun 2013 Chief Advisor UNDP/EU Project in Ankara/Turkey (Development and Delivery of "Civic Training for Turkish Conscripts" - blended learning). Selected Activities: HR leader, interim manager, coach, strategist and expert in organizational learning and staff development

  • 8 months, May 2011 - Dec 2011

    Learning Coordinator (Talent Management System)

    United Nations Secretariat

    Learning and Performance Support Services, Change Management, Human Resources Advisory Services • Provision of Learning and Performance Support in the context of the introduction of a global Talent Management System (Oracle/Peoplesoft), including development of the learning strategy and rapid elearning development. • Coordination of business owners and other stakeholders (staffing, performance management and learning). • Creation and support of a global netw

  • 1 year and 1 month, Oct 2001 - Oct 2002

    Chief Learning Officer - Leiter Personalentwicklung

    United Nations Development Programme

    • I led the transition of the learning function in UNDP from a training organization to a strategically focused unit aligned with HR services and supporting business goals, • Advised management on the optimum application of staff learning and training interventions (blended learning) linked with the strategic goals of the organization, especially for leadership development, including the appropriate introduction of a Learning Portal and a Virtual Development Academy.

  • 4 years and 9 months, Jan 1997 - Sep 2001

    Learning Specialist

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

    • Envisioned and implemented policies, strategies and systems for organizational and individual learning, including the conceptualization of UNDP’s framework for learning and advice on knowledge management • Defined competency based learning sets and identified appropriate learning resources for each set • Created the concept and managed the design of UNDP’s electronic platform for learning (Leading a cross-functional team and manage multiple external consultants)

  • 2 years, Jan 1995 - Dec 1996

    Programme Officer (Caribbean Programmes)

    United Nations Development Programme (New York,USA)

    Backstopping all UNDP programmes in the Caribbean. Programme planning, design, management and evaluation.

  • 1 year and 8 months, Oct 1992 - May 1994

    Assistant Resident Representative (UNDP Angola)

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Luanda/Angola

    • Coordinated the programme section, including preparation and mid-year evaluation of the office workplan • Managed development projects and programme and project formulation, appraisal, implementation and follow-up • Promoted and supported aid-coordination in Angola • Assisted senior management in personnel management and office restructuring • Participated as Official UN Electoral Observer in the first free elections in South Africa (1994)

  • 2 years and 4 months, Jun 1990 - Sep 1992

    Programme Officer (UNDP El Salvador)

    United Nations Development Programme (San Salvador/El Salvador)

    • Preparing documents required for the design, formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the UNDP country programme • Answer information requests on UNDP and the UN in general and facilitates UNDP staff training • Maintain contacts with UNDP headquarters, participating and executing UN agencies, NGOs and Government authorities • Focal point for human rights, UNESCO, Critical Poverty, Indigenous people and FIDA

  • 6 months, Mar 1986 - Aug 1986

    GIZ Trainee (Pasto/Colombia)

    Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) heute GIZ

    • Prepare a study about the state of public and social organization in a project area designated for environmental protection • Organization, participation and evaluation of a project planning (ZOPP/Logframe) seminar held with Colombian counterparts • Data research on the institutional background of Narino State

Educational background for Gunnar Brückner

  • 7 months, Feb 2005 - Aug 2005


    Freie Universität Berlin

    Unternehmertum in der Wissensgesellschaft

  • 3 years and 6 months, Sep 1995 - Feb 1999

    Human Resources

    New York University, New York/USA

    OD und Personalentwicklung

  • 9 months, Aug 1986 - Apr 1987


    Universidade Federal do Para, Belem/Brasilien


  • 4 years and 7 months, Aug 1984 - Feb 1989


    Freie Universität Berlin - Germany


  • 1 year and 11 months, Sep 1982 - Jul 1984


    Leibnitz Universität Hannover


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