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Juan Pablo Gonzalez

International Board of Directors, Partners of the Americas

Bio Current as of February 21, 2024

Juan Pablo González is an experienced executive, advisor, and board member with over three decades working at the intersection of strategy and human capital. An expert in workforce topics, he combines his understanding of business and organization strategy with deep expertise in human capital disciplines.  He is a recognized speaker and author, co-writing two books (“Shockproof – How to Hardwire Your Business for Lasting Success” and “The Talent Management Handbook”), and his insights are frequently sought in the business press, highlighting his deep understanding of strategy and talent management. 

Over the course of his career, Juan Pablo has served as a Senior Partner, industry sector, and practice leader for several prominent professional services firms, including Korn Ferry, EY, Mercer, Axiom Consulting Partners, and RSM. In his corporate roles, he has built and led Total Rewards organizations at BaaN and Constellation Energy, where he was responsible for over $1 billion in people investments. He has worked closely with numerous public and private company boards, compensation committees, and chairs. 

As a Concordia Senior Advisor and an elected member of the International Board of Partners of the Americas, he contributes significantly to global social and economic change initiatives. His involvement extends to local community service, including board positions with Northern Virginia Family Service and authoring the strategic plans of the Home for Little Wanderers (a $65 million, Boston-area social services organization) and Make-a-Wish Mid Atlantic

Juan Pablo is an appointed member of the Career and Technical Education Advisory Committee of Fairfax County Public Schools, (10th largest school district in the US), advising on aligning and improving curriculum and resources to better meet the needs of students, families, and employers.  His academic contributions include guest lecturing at his alma maters – Cornell and Columbia Universities – and serving on the Dean’s Advisory Council of Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations.