…studied business psychology at Leuphana University, Lüneburg, with a main focus on "Work and Technology", and holds the degree "Diplom-Wirtschaftspsychologe (FH)". He achieved a further qualification as "Specialist for Work Safety" at Elbcampus, Hamburg.
Volker Heitmann has been collecting experience coaching German and international companies for 10 years. He focusses on introducing and implementing various safety and health protection tools and corresponding method coachings.
…graduated from Münster University (Westphalia) with a Master´s degree in journalism and communication after finishing her apprenticeship in a printing company. For more than 15 years, Andrea Tenorth used to work as head of the production departments in different companies, being responsible for the purchasing of materials and services related to the production of books, gifts, and digital products. Her focus was on optimizing the publication processes, introducing new IT systems and change management for digital transformation. Andrea Tenorth works now as freelance coach for managers and as consultant for change management processes. In addition, she is a trainer for communication, management methods, stress prevention, and safety at work.
…holds a degree in economics and law.
For more than 20 years, Gabriele Illgen has worked as a consultant in the psychological field of safety at work and health protection. During this time, she has specialized in change processes of behaviour-oriented safety at work.
Gabriele Illgen supports companies in all phases on their way to improving their safety culture: starting from analyzing their situation and offering tailor-made concepts with adequate measurements up to evaluating their effectiveness.
Gabriele Illgen works as a consultant, moderator, and trainer serving all industries. In addition, being a certified business coach, she has been coaching leaders for over 10 years, helping them to improve their communication skills, leadership qualities, and enhancement of their responsibilities.
... graduated after his vocational training in electrical engineering as technical business economist from ÜAZ in Elmshorn. Further trainings as business mediator at IKM Hamburg as well as business coach at V.I.E.L Akademie in Hamburg followed.
For nearly 30 years, Sönke Sievers worked as maintenance manager in the industrial chemistry.
Afterwards, he developed the DACH region (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) service department of an international engineering company into a professional aftermarket organisation, before he took on the responsibility of managing director for a general service provider and an engineering corporation.
For more than 20 years, Sönke Sievers has been working as freelance leadership coach, business mediator and change process consultant. Additionally, he teaches as trainer and lecturer for communications and conflict management.
“Human beings like us learn when it gives us joy and gets under our skin. In my career, I have conveyed this enthusiasm for people and leadership to corporate leaders.”