Who we are
We are an international leadership development company dedicated to supporting you and your teams in becoming your best selves. We are currently a team of 70 people, over 200 alumni, and a wider network of well above 200 Executive Coaches globally. Furthermore, we are in a strategic partnership with Coachhub.io, the European leader in digital coaching with a pool of over 2.000 coaches across over 50 countries, facilitating in 30+ languages.
Our team for you is comprised of an experienced, dynamic and highly skilled set of individuals who have come together to build one of the most notable leadership and executive coaching firms in Europe. Our special melange of classic and modern leadership principles coupled with philosophical thought and practical tools form the basis of the unique approach our team strives tirelessly to achieve.
Our methods and training are certified by the ICF - International Coach Federation, the global gold standard for leadership and coaching.
MEET OUR CORE TEAM
Managing Director & Partner, diversity promoter, coaching academy creator & Lead 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. Katja is member of the Board of the International Coaching Federation Germany. Before becoming independent, she had 16 years of corporate career at The Boston Consulting Group.
Dr. Götz Schmidt-Bossert
Managing Director & Partner, 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!
Partner, 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.
Executive Coach, Youth Expert Coach, business developer & project manager
Our Coaching Academy Faculty
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 Teaching 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 teaching coaches.
Academy Teaching 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 teaching 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.
Our Coordination Team
Training Program Manager, adventurer and philomath
Psychology graduate with a keen interest in human development and learning design. Huong has worked for the likes of LMU, TUM and Allianz in research and Diversity and Inclusion. She is a core member of the operations team, managing corporate projects for BA.
BA Academy project manager, linguaphile and inquisitive
A linguist, with a special interest in the connection and effect of multilingualism and multiethnicity as well as gender and varying integration policies on language diversity. Seda manages the life cycles of the BA Academy projects.
Business Development, Training Program Manager, hodophile and verbivore
Oxford graduate with an acute penchant for language, arts and culture. Aneeka’s background lies in education management and legal services. She is a core member of the operations team managing corporate projects for BA.
Business Process Manager, phonetician, musicologist and startup founder
A musician by trade. Korbinian improves our operational processes and supports our IT implementation. He finds innovative solutions to technical challenges and provides vital support to the rest of the team.
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A selection of recent client engagements
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Interested in joining us?
Please send us a copy of your CV alongside relevant availability information and two references from previous workshops/clients.