Karsten Drath

Karsten Drath

Moenchzell, Germany


  • EMEA

Karsten Drath is a Leadership Coach with an extensive management background, which he has acquired over a period of 16 years in numerous international management positions at Accenture, Bombardier and Perot Systems, amongst others. Before his career as an executive coach, he was Managing Director EMEA at the consulting unit of Dell, where he successfully implemented the acquisition and integration of an international consulting firm, among other things.

Today, Karsten is a Managing Partner at Leadership Choices, one of the leading providers in the area of executive development in Europe. He is a certified coach and psychotherapist. In addition, he works as a lecturer at the Center for Responsible Leadership of the WHU Business School in Koblenz, Germany.

Past engagements:

Work with the CEO of an international group operating in the equipment engineering sector and his executive team, with the goal of working on internal conflicts and strengthening the team spirit.
Leadership coaching of several boards of directors and managers of a globally active company in the Consumer Goods sector on account of a 360° feedback process.
Work with the CIO of an international pharmaceutical group of companies and his executive team for a company-wide restructuring.
Karsten has written several articles and books on the subject of coaching, resilience and authenticity, including “Coaching und seine Wurzeln” (Coaching and its Roots).

Karsten works in German and English and lives near Heidelberg, Germany.

360 By Design®
Benchmarks 360 (CCL)
Center for Creative Leadership
Decision Dynamics
DiSC Profile
Executive Dimensions®
FIRO-B Psychometrics
Hogan Assessments
Hogan Leadership Forecast Series
Hay EQI.Integral Coach INSIGHTS Discovery
International Coaching Federation
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®
Personal and Professional Coaching with Neuro-Linguistic Programming
REISS Profile
Voices 360
Psychotherapist,Heilpraktiker für Psychotherapie, Akademie für Ganzheitsmedizin Heidelberg, Germany
Master of Business Administration, Kellogg-WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management
Master of Science, Supply Engineering, Diplom-Ingenieur, Fachhochschule Trier
Practice Areas
360-Degree Feedback
Change Management
Engineering & Other Knowledge Organizations
Executive Coaching
Executive On-Boarding
Executive Team Coaching & Development
High-Potential Executive
Leadership Development
Meeting/Program Facilitation
Team Coaching & Facilitation
Team Intervention