Isabel Poensgen


  • Psychologist, business coach
  • Career in executive search, in particular, in management appraisals
  • Coach for top managers for more than15 years
  • 2003 – 2013: Head of coaching service for the Boston Consulting Group and Linklaters LLP
  • Several coaching positions, including the The World Economic Forum, Bertelsmann SE, Comdirektbank AG, ECB, Commerzbank AG, Springer AG
  • “Founding Fellow” of the Institute of Coaching Professional Association (ICPA), McLean/Harvard Medical School
  • Co-founder, Managing Director and shareholder, Bernotat & Cie. GmbH



  • Cross industries, Professional Services



  • Authentic Leadership
  • Senior Presence
  • Personal Development
  • Board level communication
  • Understanding and dealing with power
  • Leadership in multidimensional matrix organizations