Who We Are

Jens Rottbøll

Jens Rottbøll, Partner and Chief Consultant at LIVING INSTITUTE. His impressive credentials include a Diploma in Leadership in the Knowledge Society from INSEAD and Wharton Business School, and he is also an MBA facilitator for Strategy and Core Values. Jens holds a master’s degree from the Rhythmic Music Conservatory of Copenhagen, and he is certified as a Strategy Execution Expert by the International Coach Federation. Additionally, he is one of only ten certified LEGO® Serious Play® trainers of facilitators worldwide.

Despite being a white middle-aged man, Jens is a staunch advocate for gender equality, cultural intelligence, and inclusive company cultures. He has helped synchronize executive teams worldwide to commit to a DEI agenda and find their voice. Jens excels in creating safe and trusting environments that promote psychological safety.

Jens has a diverse background that includes creating the acclaimed concert venue VEGA in Copenhagen and serving as Director of Human Resources at Bang & Olufsen, where he managed the development and global rollout of the company’s corporate core values and mission statement. Jens is also a board member of Jazz Denmark and vice chair of Østre Gasværk Theater.

Jens is an expert in delivering end-user workshops and programs on an executive level in large companies globally, with a focus on strategy and corporate values, company culture transformation, diversity intelligence, and enhancing gender balance. He uses designs based on the LEGO® Serious Play® Methodology to solve real problems in real time.

At Living Institute, Jens manages projects and conducts training and workshops on enhancing diversity intelligence in organizations, improving strategy and leadership, and developing the institute’s leadership programs, including modules in MBA programs worldwide. Jens has managed projects with management groups from all over the world, including the USA, Canada, Brazil, France, Germany, Slovenia, Thailand, China, Scandinavia, the UK, and Spain, working with companies such as Walmart, eBay, CPALL, Siemens, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Denmark, Chr. Hansen, BASF, LEGO, Bang & Olufsen, Novo Nordisk, Züblin, BMI Group, DONG Energy (Orsted), IC Company, Pandora, Maersk Logistics, and many more.