Mathias Filipak

HR Interim Manager & Coach

With almost 20 years of experience in the area of employee management and strategy development, I support young, dynamic companies in growing and creating suitable structures. It is particularly important to me that the values of the company are preserved in the context of growth and professionalization. Therefore, in my work as HR manager, I take into account personnel development and the personal and professional development of employees and managers.

Core Competencies

  • Head of HR
  • HR consultant, among other things with a focus on change management and strategy development
  • Coach
  • intercultural skills in the professional world
  • 04.2023 – today          

    Interim Head of People & Culture, instagrid (via Edl Consulting AG)
    Leadership and further development of the HR department, as well as advice on the creation of new corporate structures in a GreenTech scale-up

  • 2022

    HR Consulting of a Start Up in the IT sector

  • 2021 – 2022     

    Coaching and Consulting for several public educational institutes 

  • 2021 – 2022

    Founder and Coach in an application training agency, skillsmith
    Development into one of the providers with the highest placement rates on the entire German market

  • 2016 – 2020      

    Head of HR, umlaut systems GmbH
    Establishment and expansion of the human resources department at a service provider in the automotive industry while the workforce tripled, with the establishment of a subsidiary abroad


  • 2002 – 2015      

    Officer with 6 years in multinational assignments including France, Balkans, West Africa. Particular expertise in setting up international work processes with a focus on feasibility