Astrid is a passionate executive coach and an inspiring facilitator. When clients partner with Astrid, they benefit from her management experience combined with her result-orientation, authenticity, creativity and empathy. Astrid strongly believes that everyone has something that makes them unique and consequently extremely valuable. Companies are successful in the long term if they are able to make their leaders unfold this potential. Astrid’s passion is about supporting top executives and high potentials to discover their strengths to actively develop their personal and management skills and thus manage their leadership challenges to their own and the company’s benefits.
Astrid holds a diploma in Electrical Engineering from the University of Karlsruhe (KIT) and a PHD from the Helmut Schmidt University of Hamburg. She participated in advanced training in Management Strategies at the iimt, University of Fribourg. Her continuous training covers a wide range of areas, such as: Organizational development, leadership development, Systemic Constellation Work, Conflict management and mediation, transaction analysis, NLP (DVNLP certified Master), Systemic Business Coaching (dvct certified) and holds accreditations in a number of psychometric tools.
Since 2008 Astrid is coaching senior executives in globally operating organizations and facilitating strategic change initiatives in international settings. She does not only work as a coach but also trains professionals to become certified coaches (Steinbeis Hochschule Berlin).
Before driving her own consulting business, Astrid held various leadership and management positions in international technology companies in a challenging, constantly and fast changing market environment in the areas of
- Research & Development (automation, software engineering, telecommunications)
- Post-merger integration processes, change processes
- Intercultural team development, development of management succession
- Business development and strategic marketing
- Global sales and forecast processes
- Sales of complex services and products
- good French
- Financial Services
- Mechanical Engineering Industry
- Pharmaceutical Industry
- Plastics Industry
- (company names disclosed upon request)