Hans Gärtner

Graduate sociologist

has been working as self-employed management consultant since 1994. He is a founding partner of the management consultancy Roser & Gärtner - Leadership and Organization, and has been partner of SMS CONSULTING since 2002.
After his studies in sociology and psychology, Hans Gärtner started working as junior consultant in the field of human resources and technology at Battelle. His work focused on industrial psychological projects: human-machine communication and the design of initial and further training programs. In 1985 he switched to a large German bank where he held positions as project manager for organization and human resources before becoming head of HR development and planning. In 1990 he took on challenging new responsibilities for a plant engineering group. He became responsible for setting up and professionalizing the HR and gained experiences in acquisitions. At the same time Hans Gärtner was managing director of the in-house consulting, with focus on high potential support.

In addition to working as consultant, he is a lecturer on design and management at the Dusseldorf University of Applied Sciences, and on human resource management at Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.


Office Frankfurt am Main

Hahnstraße 70
D-60528 Frankfurt am Main
Phone: +49 (0) 69 – 94 14 93 – 0
Fax: +49 (0) 69 – 94 14 93 – 20 

E-Mail:  gaertner(at)sms-consulting.com