Ralph Pesch
Owner RP International, Dusseldorf
Born in 1962, married, 2 children

Ralph was trained as a banker and received a Diploma in Economics from the University in Freiburg and a Bachelor of Arts from Brock University in St. Catharines, Canada. During his professional career he served as an HR Executive for several companies including the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Rexroth, VIAG Interkom, E.ON and Ferrostaal. He worked as a Board Member for E.ON Bulgaria in Varna and as a Managing Director for E.ON Engineering in Gelsenkirchen, Germany and Ratcliffe, UK.
During his professional career, Ralph studied Gestalt Psychology in Aachen, Germany and Big Sur, USA for 6 years. He became a certified Gestalt therapist in 2003.
Since 2012, Ralph has been leading his own company, RP International, located in Dusseldorf/Germany.

Barbara Andersen
Proprietor, fbi family business insights, Vienna
Born 1965, in a long-term relationship, 2 children

Barbara Andersen studied at Vienna University of Business and Economics and at Management Zentrum St. Gallen. For more than 20 years she held various C-level management positions with Pierre Lang Europe and has been self-employed since 2007. She has headed up management consultancy fbi family business insights, which is active throughout Europe and based in Vienna, since 2014. Barbara Andersen studied Systemic Family Therapy at Sigmund Freud University, Vienna, concurrently with her management role.

Esther Reidegeld
Owner Orange Coaching, Dusseldorf
Born in 1976, married, 1 child

Esther was born in the Netherlands and studied Business Administration at the University in Rotterdam.  Since 2002, she has lived in Germany and worked as a sales executive in an international company.

Since 2013, she has also been a coach for executives and expatriates after successfully finishing a program with Margot Abstiens (certified by DCV).

Stefanie Riewoldt
Executive Partner LR Personal Führung GmbH & Co. KG, Hamburg
Born in 1970, married, 1 child

Stefanie has more than 17 years of experience in HR Management and Labour Law, including 12 years in managerial roles.  She has a special expertise in the areas of personnel recruitment, leadership development, assessment and development centers, change management and career consulting.  

Britta Scholz
Owner Scholz Consulting, Dusseldorf
Born in 1967, married, 3 children

After Britta had successfully finished her Business Studies, she worked as a sales executive in the FMCG industry for more than 18 years.
Since 2009, she has been managing change processes in companies and supporting individuals as a consultant, facilitator and coach with a focus on leadership development. She is a certified business and team Coach (ICF).

Gesa Weinand
Executive Partner New Perspective CC GmbH, Cologne
Born in 1966, permanent partner

Gesa successfully worked in HR development and organizational development and as a coach for more than 20 years, including 15 years in leadership positions at Deutsche Telekom and other companies. Since 2014, she has been running her own business and offering consulting services in the areas of executive coaching, placement, career development and HR development consulting.

Ulrich Esser
Managing Partner of the German Medical Center, Mallorca
Born in 1959, permanent partner

Ulrich successfully studied Educational Sciences and Psychology and started his career as the Head of HR Development at HEW AG in Hamburg. He worked at Ruhrgas AG in Essen and as the HR Director for E.ON in Romania.
He changed his career path at the age of 50 and today, Ulrich is Managing Partner of the German Medical Center in Mallorca and works as an executive coach.

Dr. Christoph Kuth
Owner Consulting Partner, Bergisch Gladbach
Born in 1959, married, 3 children

Christoph studied geophysical and computer science and worked as an executive in HR, IT, QM and Change Management in international mid-size companies for more than 25 years. He covers businesses in the energy, telecom and automotive sectors. Christoph was trained as a lead coach and internal auditor (ISO/TS and EFQM). He has vast experience in psychometric testing.

Hendrik Leuschke
Executive Partner LR Personal Führung GmbH & Co. KG, Hamburg
Born in 1961, married, 3 children

Hendrik gained more than 25 years in all aspects of HR and finance and was an executive and senior manager for more than 20 years in various organisations. His special areas of expertise are change management and project execution in innovative environments. He has leadership experience in fast moving organisations.