Who we are
Bossert Associates is a team of experienced, passionate, skilled and approachable individuals who have come together to build one of the top leadership and executive coaching firms in Europe. With our wide network of Associates we strive to be at the top of the game. We work incessantly to integrate long honored leadership principles, modern leadership and organizational developments, extensive reseach, and philosophical thought into a consistent and unique leadership approach for our clients.
We support this with the highest standards of coaching, verified by our ICF certification, and with thoughtfully selected training methods and technologies.
Hey, and we really love what we do – you will feel it at every moment in our programs, workshops and coaching sessions.
MEET OUR CORE TEAM
Managing Director, diversity promoter, coaching academy creator & Master Coach
Katja’s professional focus lies on executive team development and personal growth of top executives and talents. Katja helps you and your team to realize your combined strength, to resolve deep lying conflicts and to create a common agenda. She is also a recognized authority for developing female leaders, creating effective and award-winning programs. In her former corporate career, she was Head of Learning & Development for Europe & Middle East.
Dr. Götz Schmidt-Bossert
Managing Director, philosophical thinker, multiple startup founder & innovator
Dr. Götz Schmidt-Bossert focuses on expanding the canon of leadership styles and methods by modern approaches that respect members of your company as free individuals – based on the philosophical inheritance of the enlightenment. He also brings in his deep experience from the fast, highly innovative start-up world and its agile management styles, drawing from his background in physics, philosophy and software innovation.
Hannes S. Chopra
Partner, citizen of the world, polyglott, former CEO, part-time professor
Hannes is passionate about innovation, self-exploration and exponentiality. He will help you and your team to identify barriers, reflect, and turn them into enablers to create a high-performing team through personal and leadership development. Hannes actively collaborates with start-ups, also as CEO of a small InsurTech fund. Hannes is currently attending the President’s Program at Harvard Business School, is an active member of YPO (also on the European board), and teaches at Harbour Space University in Barcelona and Bangkok. Hannes has lived in different cities around the globe and held board positions in different regions such as Asia, Africa, Europe, Russia. He also speaks more than 6 languages!
Principal, imagination & implementation booster, media & advertising geek
Principal, growth mindset builder, lawyer, language genius
Through her coaching and training process, Kathleen supports you to take ownership of your thoughts and behaviours, leading to professional growth, increased resilience and autonomy. She combines her interest for positive psychology with sharp analysis in order to help people develop a growth mindset. Kathleen is a former corporate lawyer and currently member of the New York Bar. She speaks 5 languages fluently.
Operations Manager, organization & multitasking guru, life hacks provider
Alexandra is our Operations Manager, running everything from daily coaching and training operations to our Bossert ACTP Coaching Academy. She is your (almost) omniscient contact for any question, whether it be concerning training organization, coaching scheduling or information on one of our Academy courses. Originally from the UK, Alexandra has lived and worked in various places across the globe so far.
Our Coaching Academy Faculty
Academy Lead Coach, psychologist and psychological psychotherapist
Heika has more than 35 years of experience as a trainer, therapist, advisor and coach for the free economy as well as for the public administration. She supports you especially through coaching, crisis intervention, supervision and conflict moderation. Furthermore, she runs trainings in personality development and emotional intelligence. Heika has moreover been granted the Focus Top Coach Award in 2016. She is co-founder of our German ACTP Coaching Academy program.
Academy Lead Coach, coaching organizations founder, 'VUCA' specialist
Dora is passionate about inspiring you in finding your personal vision and way forward in your career and life. Her special coaching areas are leadership, transition & governance, burnout, conflict management and negotiations. Dora held different leadership positions at ICF (International Coach Federation), receiving the ICF President’s Award in 2012, and is initiator and president of the Federation of Hungarian Coach Organizations. She is co-founder of our International ACTP Coaching Academy program.
Academy Master Coach, psychologist, change champion
Gernot is an expert in the fields of personal development, coaching and supervision, leadership development and conflict management. He supports you as an individual, your team, as well as your organization in making change processes a success. Gernot started his career in advertising, working as a change consultant later on, before becoming a coach and trainer more than 20 years ago. He is now serving as one of our German ACTP Coaching Academy master coaches.
Academy Master Coach, keen thinker, brain scientist by heart
Yda blends business understanding with personal insight and critical thinking. She develops and runs leadership development programs for high performance teams, sustainable work models, and diverse leadership pipelines.Moreover, Yda brings her know-how on neurobiology to her coaching process, to gain a better understanding how your physical body functions impact your stress resilience. Yda is also one of our ACTP Coaching Academy master coaches.
Coaching Supervisor, coach trainer & mentor coach, system-level well-being advocate
Kriszta’s approach as coach, coach trainer and our coaching supervisor is mainly based on self-reflection and solution focused methods. Being co-founder and co-director of several internationally accredited coach training programs and major organizational culture change programs, Kriszta has strongly contributed to the professional development of coaching in the organizational context. Her articles are regularly published in coaching journals and she is a speaker on international conferences on coaching and leadership development.
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Interested in joining us?
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