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 300 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.
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.
Partner, Executive & Team Coach, Passionate about Business Transformation, Branding Expert & Official Scorer in Baseball
Sandra brings clarity, strength, and energy to every situation. She is a Harvard Business School graduate and proven leader with a powerful and approachable personality who has built a genuine reputation for driving organizational cultural change. Sandra also coaches diverse groups and individuals with increased perception in high-performing environments. With Brand Positioning for CEOs and leaders and designing digital and analog programs, she supports business leaders and executives in maximizing their potential and performance during high-pressure situations.
Twenty years of experience in the automotive and machine vision industries and more than a decade in leadership roles, including a Board of Directors role as CMO with TecDax and SDax listing, led her to become an Executive Coach.
Hannes S. Chopra
Principle, 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, 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.
Head of Operations, 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, 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, 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
Commercial Projects Team Lead, adventurer and philomath
Psychology graduate with a keen interest in human development and design learning. Huong has worked with companies like LMU, TUM, and Allianz in research, and Diversity and Inclusion. She is a core member of the operations team and is managing corporate projects
Academy Program Manager, Problem Solver, Empath
Laura’s biggest strengths lie in her ability to adapt quickly to new environments, to read between the lines, and to foster collaboration and camaraderie. In short: All things communication. With a background in entrepreneurship and coaching, she lives to grow – and supports both the team’s and the client’s growth by making sure that communication is delivered efficiently and processes run smoothly.
Project Manager, challenge seeker, nature-loving
Ambika is an optimistic person with a goal-oriented mindset. She has several years of experience in tech and client-facing roles. Ambika is always looking for new challenges and learning new things on the go. She lives in Freiburg, Germany, where she loves spending time in nature.
Executive Assistant, Problem Solver, and Creative
Encee is an experienced executive administrative and productivity assistant, with a strong background in assisting C-level executives and their teams with diverse administrative tasks. Known for her ability to be proactive and optimistic while providing a helping hand to every member of the team. She’s also a freelancing coach, a mum, and a music lover.
We are proud to serve these clients
A selection of recent client engagements
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.
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.