Curriculum Vitae


Tobias Bielenstein is Co-Owner and Managing Partner of Branding-Institute AG consulting to global large-scale and mid-sized corporations as well as international organizations and associations in the fields of strategic communications, brand & reputation management and CSR. He is regular speaker at international conferences and author of papers and articles. His entrepreneurial activities encompass (co-) ownerships and partnerships in SME’s in Europe and the US.



Consultant in senior positions since 1996; Head of Public Affairs & Stakeholder Management at Kohl PR & Partner, Bonn – Berlin, a leading German consultancy 1998-2005. Between 2005 and 2008 head of marketing & communications at miaplaza Inc., an internet start-up in Silicon Valley.



M.A. in Political Science and Economics at Universities of Hagen, Bonn, Stockholm (Sweden)

Scientific Sabbatical at UC Berkeley (CA)

Certified Degree “Corporate Communications Manager”, Academy of the German Economy (FAW), Mainz/Germany


Language Skills

Tobias is fluent in German and English, with basic understanding of Japanese.