my profile


Professional Experience

Organizational Development and Change Management

Designed, managed, and facilitated international organizational development and change management interventions (large group facilitations, team facilitations, expert group facilitations, management board facilitations)


– OMV / Petrom, Bayer CropScience, Syngenta, Intercontinental Hotels, Lufthansa Cargo Charter Agency, Lufthansa Systems, Plastal, Böhringer Ingelheim, Deutsche Bank, Generali Insurances, Calyon, City of Bad Homburg, Ministery of Education (Hessen), European Association of Crop Protection, VW

Leadership and Talent Development

Designed, delivered and managed global leadership and talent development programs (performance management, 360 processes, cross-cultural management, management development, sales, outplacement, outsourcing, etc.)


IT: Bechtle, Dell, HP, Infor, Fujitsu

Financial Services: AXA IM, Société Générale, Helaba

Pharmaceutical / Chemical: Böhringer Ingelheim, Eli Lilly, Novartis, Bayer, Döhler, and others

Automotive: General Motors, VW, Daimler

Manufacturing: Martin Engineering

Energy / Transportation: Alstom, Arcelor Mittal, Bombardier

Universities: AKAD (university of applied sciences), Accadis (international business school), Masters of Conflict and Sustainable Peace Program at the Catholic University of Leuven

Coaching and Mentoring

Coached executives and managers

– Deutsche Bank, Novartis, DSM, Lufthansa Systems, Lilly, Imclone, Fujitsu

Delivery and design of Coaching and / or Mentoring Training


– Open Enrollment Courses since 2008, Lufthansa Systems, Deutsche Bank, Alstom, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Evangelische Fachhochschule Freiburg, School Councellors of Thüringen, University Councellors of Hessen and Thüringen

Collaboration with

TMAworld, Rox GmbH, MCE, Lassert Coaching

Salesforce and Sales Leadership Development

Coached, trained, designed and delivered international sales force trainings (sales process, selling techniques, sales negotiations) sales leadership and management trainings (target setting, delegation, coaching, talent development)

– CA, CISCO (in collaboration with Richardson), Lilly, Helaba (in collaboration with Rox GmbH), GE Capital (in collaboration with Accela), Next Generation Recylclingmaschinen (in collaboration with Rox GmbH)

Professional Education


More than 500 hours of further education and 2500 hours coaching experience, accredited as Professional Certified Coach by the ICF in 2003 (accreditation as Master Certified Coach is in progress for 2015)

– certificate “Consultation and Supervision in Solution Focused Brief Therapy” University of Michigan, Teachers: Insoo Kim Berg and Steve de Shazer

– coaching certificates of the University Basel, Teachers: Sonja Radatz, Ben Furman, Mark McKergow, and Louis Cauffman

– coaching certificates of Weiterbildungsforum Basel, Teachers: Peter Szabo

– further education in hypnotherapy, Teachers: Bill O’Hanlon, Jeff Zeig

– further training for “non-medical practitioner of psychotherapy” (2005)

Training and Facilitation

– inner game institute and Trautwein Training, Freiburg

– MCE, Brussels and Metasystème, Brussels

– MBTI certification

Management and Economic Philosophy

– managing people / managing others, INSEAD

– economic philosophy, University of Hagen

Professional Associations & Memberships

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ambassador for Female Entrapreneurship (EU Commission)
  • President of the Association for the Quality Development of Solution Focused Training and Consulting
  • Editor of the peer-reviewed journal “InterAction” — the journal of Solution Focus in Organisations
  • Member of the advisory board of “JSFBT” — the journal of solution focused brief therapy
  • Member of the steering committee for the Solutions in Organisations Conferences
  • Founding member and board member of the Association for pedagogical supervision, Hessia and Rheineland-Palatinate
  • Accreditation as Professional Certified Coach by the International Coach Federation in 2003
  • Member of the Wittgenstein Society
  • Advisory board member of HESIAN (Hertfordshire Enaction Solution-focused Interactional and Narrative Program)
  • Member of the Royal Institute of Philosophy, London


Masters of Arts and Religion

Berkeley, CA

Wissenschaftliche Prüfung für das Lehramt an Gymnasien (approximate equivalent: M.A.)

English / Theology / German / Pedagogy, Tübingen and Freiburg


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