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Business Coach, Trainer and Mentor

Isabel has had her professional focus on developing talent equity for over 20 years. As a founding partner of Bernotat & Cie. main focus of her work today is coaching C-level executives. Beyond this she works with international organizations such as The World Economic Forum, Linklaters and The Boston Consulting Group implementing both coaching and career counselling programs.

She is certified in the delivery of coaching, career and leadership assessment tools including the DISC, MBTI, Motivational Index and CPI. Isabel is a registered Founding Member of the ICPA Institute of Coaching Professionals Association of Harvard Medical School as well as PDI Ninth House.


For the past 9 years and continuing Isabel has installed and is supervising the career counselling and coaching activities of The Boston Consulting Group in Germany. To support individual development and performance in varying practices, Isabel has helped develop a number of tools and practices that have been implemented on a scale beyond Germany. In addition, Isabel acts as top executive coach and mentor to various DAX 30 companies0 companies. Coaching topics mainly focus around personal positioning in global organizations, new role and leadership related issues. Previously, Isabel worked as a Principal at Heidrick & Struggles focussing on management appraisals.

Isabel holds a Diploma in Psychology of J.W.Goethe Universität Frankfurt, and did a post grad. program at Management Zentrum St. Gallen in Personnel and Organizational Development.



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