Jari Christian Grosse-Ruyken

People don’t resist change. They resist being changed.

Peter Senge

Main focus

  • Strategy Development & Implementation
  • Culture Change, Agile & Digital Transformation, Change
  • China-Strategy & China-HQ-Alignment
  • Organisational Development & Team Alignment
  • Leadership Development & Executive Coaching



  • Senior Consultant as part of the Heitger+ network, Wien
  • Co-Founder & Managing Partner of hivetime Consulting, Shanghai (2014-2022)
  • Vice Director of Sino-German School for Postgraduate Studies (CDHK),Tongji-Universität, Shanghai (2009-2014)
  • Strategy Consultant, SLBB Consulting, Düsseldorf
  • Research & Teaching Assistant, Universität Bonn



  • Visiting Professor for “Change”, “Leadership” und “Organizational Behavior“ in the EMBA-Programs of the Universities of: St. Gallen, ESADE, HEC/BMI, Aberdeen, Berlin School of Creative Leadership, Jiaotong, etc.
  • Clients (Selection): AIIB, BASF, Continental, Daimler, Maserati, NIO, Porsche, Siemens, SMS Group, Standard Chartered, ZF,…
  • PhD on Strategic Thought, Bonn University



  • German, English, Mandarin-Chinese