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Johannes Lukas Gartner


Johannes Lukas Gartner is a Humanity in Action Senior Fellow (Diplomacy & Diversity Fellowship, 2014). Johannes held a variety of roles at the organization between 2015 and 2021, most recently serving as our International Director of Strategy and Organizational Development and, previously, as Germany’s Director of Programs. Before joining Humanity in Action, Johannes worked in strategy consulting for public sector clients at Roland Berger after getting work experience at various other places including the HIV/Aids Program of the United Nations Development Program in Panama City, the European Union Fundamental Rights Agency in Vienna, and multinational law firms in Istanbul and London. Johannes is a law graduate of King’s College London as well as Humboldt University Berlin and an international relations graduate of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. His research interests have centred around LGBTQ issues in Europe. His most recent work was published in the Global Encyclopaedia of Lesbian, Gay, Transgender and Queer History (“LGBT Migration to Europe,” 2019). Johannes was born and raised in Vienna. He is an alumnus of the American Field Service (Panama, 2004-05), a certified facilitator of Search Inside Yourself, a global emotional intelligence leadership retreat for executives and teams, a certified ontological coach, and a certified yoga teacher.

Updated August 2023