Senior Consultant

Thomas Schneider studied psychology at the University of Zurich with a minor in employment law. His master thesis was about leadership motivation change for recruits of the Swiss Armed Forces. After his studies he continued to educate himself in fields like assessment, training, coaching and aptitude diagnostics.

During his studies, Thomas Schneider did an internship at the Military Academy ETH Zurich as a research assistant for the docent ship leadership & communication studies. There, he was responsible for a questionnaire constructed to capture the ethical climate in organisations. After his studies he began working as a consultant at a HR consulting firm and has since gained broad experience in this sector. Having worked in the field of diagnostics for more than 8 years, he offers profound expertise as an assessor, coach and consultant for companies concerning human resources development and performance management processes. In his field, he has been responsible for the sectors healthcare, life science, medtech and pharma. He has also designed competency models and competence analyses. Furthermore, he has worked with clients from various industries.

Thomas Schneider has worked for assess + perform as a senior consultant since 2018, mentoring clients and advising them concerning all matters of talent management and employee assessments. He develops concepts and competency models and introduces these to his clients. He also realizes assessments, trainings and coachings.

His first language is German, he also speaks fluent English as well as French and Italian on a good level.

As a former competitive athlete and physical education teacher, Thomas Schneider likes to spend his free time doing sports – preferably outside in nature. He also likes to spend time with his family and friends, loves cooking and eating and plays the piano.

Core competencies


Assess skills, create development foundations, initiate development


Dealing with increasingly demanding tasks and ongoing changes is challenging