ABOUT US

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.

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MEET OUR CORE TEAM
Katja Bossert
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!

Barbara Bock-Walenta
Partner, imagination & implementation booster, media & advertising geek
Barbara’s professional passion is to be at the core of interaction and shared orientation between your company organization, teams and employees. She works on tailor-made solutions with you and your team to be at your best and supports you along the way with impactful training and coaching enriched with ideas from her background in organization consulting, systems thinking and advertising.
Kathleen Lambrechts
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.

Natalia Chopra
Executive Coach, Youth Expert Coach, business developer & project manager
Natalia is passionate about discovering a balance between growth and well-being for every coachee. She has always been part of an international environment, both professionally and at home, has worked in sales & business development at Dow Jones and at an educational start-up. This experience, as well as group therapy and 3 years of volunteering with teenagers in difficult circumstances, has encouraged her to also start coaching children and youths to help them look into the future with self-awareness and confidence.
Our Coaching Academy Faculty
Dora Hegedus
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.

Gernot Weilharter
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.

Yda Bouvier
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.

Kriszta Madai
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
Huong Do
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.

Seda Ari
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.

Aneeka Bartlett
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.

Korbinian Slavik
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.

We are proud to serve these clients
A selection of recent client engagements
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We love to give back
Our personal journey as leaders and coaches has bestowed the honor on us to serve some of the most prestigious organizations in the world. Others might not have been so fortunate in their starting position or development in life. We are proud to have established a cooperation with several wonderful initiatives and organizations where we can contribute our specific gift - the ability to empower and enable people - to help those less privileged.
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Interested in joining us?
We are always looking to work with those at the top of their field. Whether you are a trainer or executive coach, we would be happy to hear from you. We offer an exciting opportunity to use your skills with clients from fascinating startups to impressive and well-known large companies on an international scale.

Please send us a copy of your CV alongside relevant availability information and two references from previous workshops/clients.
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