BA/DipSW, MSc and MA
Dorothee is an experienced Organisation Development Consultant and Executive Coach with many years of experience of supporting individuals, teams and organisations through major change.
Originally trained as a couple and family therapist, Dorothee has always taken a keen interest in how organisations function as systems and her interventions focus on the relational aspects of human interaction and change. Her work has spanned across one-to-one executive coaching work, to working with teams and groups, to large organisational change programmes. She brings her systemic thinking and natural curiosity into all of her practice. She observes and works with the patterns that individuals and teams create with each other and explores narratives that exist about current organisational challenges and problems.
Following jobs in the UK National Health Service and with several London local authorities, she worked as a senior change management consultant for Logica, before joining Ashridge Business School and subsequently the international OD consultancy Sheppard Moscow as member of Faculty, OD consultant and executive coach, developing and delivering leadership development programmes and culture change interventions and working with Senior Leaders and Teams. At Ashridge Business School she also taught on the Master in Executive Coaching and was the Programme Director for the Team Coaching Programme.
Dorothee has worked as a coach and consultant with a cross-section of organisations from a wide variety of sectors including the NHS, public sector, retail, automotive, finance sector and manufacturing and large infrastructure projects. She is passionate about enabling people in organisations to have better relationships with each other and therefore create happier, healthier and efficient work environments.
Dorothee is a trained social worker and systemic psychotherapist and holds a Master in Organisational Change from Ashridge Business School. She is qualified in a number of psychometric instruments and is an accredited coach with Ashridge Business School.
Dorothee is originally from Germany and has lived, studied and worked over the last 21 years in the UK. She is fluent in English and German and lives with her family in South London where in her free time she enjoys open water swimming at any time of the year.