Thomas Gerlach


  • Leadership and change in global companies
  • Planning and implementation of team workshops to define strategies, goals, and team development
  • Development and implementation of multimedia training concepts

Working languages

  • German (native speaker)
  • English (fluent)

Why is this job a calling for me?

“As a long-standing manager with international responsibilities in various areas (IT, purchasing, HR, travel and fleet management), the development of teams and employees has always been my passion. My professional career has been characterized by the development and operation of customer-oriented services as well as employee management during set-up and change phases. I would like to use this experience to help managers, teams, and companies with personal development, defining and achieving goals, and solving challenges in team development and collaboration.”

Training & Qualifications

  • Three decades of experience as a senior executive and managing director
  • Business coach
  • Change Master (Hult/Ashridge)
  • Various senior management programs (e.g. IMD Lausanne, Notre Dame University, Center for Creative Leadership South Carolina)
  • Many years of experience as a facilitator, mentor, and coach

Two favorite books

The Penguin Principle. How change leads to success“, John Kotter & Holger Rathgeber
Crowds and Power“, Elias Canetti