Each candidate is accompanied on his or her learning journey by an experienced business and leadership coach. We are proud to work together with re-known coaches who also contribute their ideas to further develop our programs.

Boris Billing

Boris Billing has a track record not just as a leadership coach, but as a leader at Swisscom as well. He worked as an entrepreneur in his own startup centro and as Managing Director at Malik Management Zentrum St. Gallen, responsible for Management Education and Development. In addition to his degree in education from University of Marburg, Boris specializes in group dynamics and coaching. Read more about Boris

Chanthorn Theng

Chanthorn Theng is Head of Phnom Penh Business School, Cambodia. He holds the Chair of Entrepreneurship and Business Startup Program. His vision is to deliver world-class quality training and education for Cambodian people, companies and organizations in Cambodia. With ToucanAsia and CAMBOTRANS, he has founded two fast-growing startups in Cambodia. Chanthron delivers training courses including project management, entrepreneurship, business planning, sales and marketing, business management, training and development, human resources management, strategic planning, critical thinking and problem solving, negotiation skill, management and leadership, presentation and public speaking, employee motivation and team building. Read more about Chanthorn

Heike Rudolf von Rohr

Heike Rudolf von Rohr Dr. rer. nat., from TGC – The Gotthard Concept AG accompanies our participants in their personal learning journey. Heike is an open-minded person with great powers of empathy. Her ability to communicate and her conceptual strength allow her to connect professionally and personally with people who find themselves in a transforming leadership experience like the Capability Program. Read more about Heike

Joanna Hafenmayer

Joanna Hafenmayer lic. rer. publ. HSG, from MyImpact, accompanies our participants in their personal learning journey. Joanna Hafenmayer is the Managing Director of MyImpact, an organisation focusing on helping leaders and organisations to realise meaningful careers. She is a leadership coach and an expert in a number of management instruments, such as Business Model Generation. Prior to 2012 she was member of the Executive Board of Microsoft Switzerland as their Innovation & Sustainability Officer and is a member of the Board of Öbu, the Swiss Think Tank for business and sustainability. Joanna is a 2010 First Mover Fellow of the Aspen Institute and author of “The Future Makers – A Journey to People who are Changing the World – and what we can learn from them.” Read more about Joanna

Jorge Cendales

Jorge Cendales is CEO of HumanSpirit GmbH, a consultancy for change management, and business coach in our Capability Program. With over 30 years of leadership experience at IBM and HP Jorge is specialized in realizing transformations and creating visions within organizations. He is specialized in solution-oriented psychology, neurobiology and neuroleadership. Read more about Jorge


Matthias Augustin supports organizations and individuals as a leadership trainer, transformation coach and health consultant trough his own company Lighthouse Impulse. With over 25 years of experience within firms such as Oracle, Hewlett Packard and Siemens he brings a broad background and expertise especially in leadership and entrepreneurship. At HP and Siemens, he was working in startup environments where new breakthrough technology has been developed and globally rolled out. His passion is to build and support sustainable businesses, networks and communities where motivated, engaged people use their potential to build long lasting solutions. His recent education as master of cognitive neuroscience supports him to combine scientific knowledge and best practices in business in a pragmatic way. Read more about Matthias

Nathalie Moral

Nathalie Moral from mavia, BA in business administration from the University of St.Gallen (HSG) in Switzerland, accompanies our participants in their personal learning journey. Nathalie is managing partner and founder of mavia, a social finance and philanthropy advisory firm based in Zurich. mavia offers its clients independent, personal and professional advice in strategic philanthropy, while collaborating with top tier implementers worldwide. Nathalie’s background is in management consulting and financial services, having worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers in London and Bain & Company in Zurich. Prior to founding mavia, Nathalie was part of the LGT Venture Philanthropy team first in the role of an investment manager for Latin America, then heading the philanthropy advisory team. Accompanying her grass root experience within the non-profit sector in Bogota Colombia supporting Escuela Nueva in the areas of financial planning and international expansion strategy, Nathalie is co-author of “International Expansion of Escuela Nueva: a transformative pedagogy on a global scale” a case study supervised by professor Johanna Mair former professor at IESE Busines School in Barcelona, Spain. Read more about Nathalie


Carmen Zanella Master in Leadership & Change Management and Expert for Diversity and Intercultural Management, accompanies our participants in their personal learning journey. She has a track record of over 25 years as Head of Human Resources, Head of Diversity & Inclusion and Expert in Organizational Development in different international companies in the watch and luxury goods sector as well as in the high tec and logistics industry. Today she is the owner of zanella development gmbh and Human Mind Academy and specialized in Team, Organizational, Intercultural and Leadership Development as well Self-management and Coaching. Read more about Carmen


Stefanie Neumann is a lecturer and consultant at the Institute of Applied Psychology IAP, University of Applied Sciences in Zurich, Switzerland. She is covering topics in the area of Leadership & Management with an expertise in communication, coaching, team development, self-management, leading change processes, and intercultural competence. Together with BOOKBRIDGE, she is offering the Capability Programs as part of the Certificate of Advanced Studies CAS in International Leader & Entrepreneur at Zurich university. Beforehand, Steffi has been working in the financial industry as a team leader in Leadership Development and has done business development for the Asian region. Read more about Steffi


Santiago Mayo leads strategic people-centric change programs for Swiss Re Asset Management based out of Zurich. With a background in management consulting, Santiago has a wealth of cross-sector experience, from start-ups to finance industries, resulting in a distinctive and innovative approach to implementing change solutions. Originally from Spain, he has lived and worked in Belgium, Argentina and the UK before moving to Switzerland. Santiago holds a Masters in Agricultural Engineering and an MBA from Cranfield School of Management. Read more about Santiago

Do you want to become a coach yourself?

We are constantly looking for new allies in our coaching team. If you are interested in becoming a coach, please contact Carsten.


Carsten Rübsaamen
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