Jakob Rusinek
United States
Sourcing, Onboarding and Knowledge Management Coordinator - IFC Nominee Director Support Center

Board Opportunity Briefing: Conversation with IFC on Nominee Directorship Program

Jakob is a Change Manager and Organizational Development Team Leader with expertise in organization effectiveness, team dynamics, and project coordination, who applies program management tools and behavioral science to unlock barriers and produce transformational change for people, products and organizations. He has 14 years of understanding and improving how people make decisions and driving ideas and interventions for international organizations.

As team leader, he manages and motivates cross-functional teams to assess project needs and develop solutions. In his role as change manager, he diagnoses project barriers and design behavioral interventions to move initiatives forward.

Jakob leads workstreams and implements incentives for knowledge sharing improvement and conducts need and gap analyses, advising executive leadership on solutions to address gaps.

He advises World Bank leadership on talent management reform initiatives and other matters.

Jakob has an M.A. in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University and an I.B.B.A. in Economics from the Europa University Viadrina.