Christa Schöning, a Mobius Executive Coach, is one of the leading authorities on coaching in Germany. As the founder and CEO of International Coaching, a global Coaching company that serves multinational clients around the world she has worked with hundreds of international Executives from over 20 different cultures. Her focus is one-to-one coaching for top executives (C-Level, EVP, VP and MD Level), coaching senior management teams as well as running international leadership programs. As a member of the Board of the International Coach Federation in Germany she is actively promoting the highest quality and ethical standards of her profession. She is one of the five Master Certified Coaches in Germany, the highest international recognized certification level for Coaching. Continuous coaching training is key for an excellent coach. Christa has been trained at the leading Coaching Schools in Germany, UK and the US. As a Mentor Coach of the international Coaching Programs of the Newfield Network she coaches other professional coaches in training as well as assessing for accreditation according to the certification standards of the International Coach Federation.
Christa has a wealth of international experience gained over 13 years, whilst living and working in Europe and the United States of America. In her last position as Managing Director at Metzler Asset Management she was one of the few women in Germany that have a license from the German supervisory authorities to run a bank. Her responsibility included International Strategy, Business Development, Client Relationship, and Market Research. Christa has worked for State Street Bank in the U.S. and in Germany as a Vice President and headed up Continental Europe Marketing, Germany Business Operation, Global Key Account Management, Sales, and Product Development. By building up the German market she did some significant pioneering work. While at State Street, Christa was named “Most Successful European Sales Professional” in 1997 and, during 1996 and 1997, she was nominated for the Chairman’s Winners Circle Award. Still earlier, as a senior consultant with Mummert + Partner she was Head of Consulting for Financial Institutions.
Christa understands the executive and the pressures, concerns and challenges that come with the role, having successfully faced these same challenges in her own career. She is driven by her values trust and integrity and her passion for coaching.
She received her Diplom Kauffrau, from the Universität Mannheim and her coaching education and certifications are: CTI – The Coaches Training Institute, UK und USA; NLP Practitioner, DANLP Fulda, Deutschland; NLP Master, NLP University Robert Dilts, USA; The Newfield Network – Master training in Coaching and Organizational Learning and Integral Coaching; Mentor Coach and Assessor for the international Coaching Programs of the School of Coaching, Newfield Network; Licensed to administer the MBTI, the Cultural Orientations Indicator, and Hogan Assessments; and Certified by the International Coach Federation as Master Certified Coach (MCC).