His high-stakes coaching of executives and leadership teams helps them in transforming their organizations

Andreas Bernhardt

Executive Advisor & Lead Coach, ESMT Berlin, Germany; Executive coach INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France

Worldwebforum speaker Andreas Bernhardt
Worldwebforum speaker Andreas Bernhardt
Worldwebforum speaker Andreas Bernhardt
Worldwebforum speaker Andreas Bernhardt

Why you should listen

As leading coach of ESMT and C-Suite coach at INSEAD, Andreas Bernhardt helps senior executives become insightful and impactful global business leaders. He has designed leadership development interventions for executives from 50+ countries.

He also coaches Start-up CEOs and their teams in managing critical transition phases, as well as coaching agile leadership teams that operate in high risk environments.

Hear Andreas speak at WORLDWEBFORUM 2020 about how you can better manage risks and improve your crisis management skills.

About ESMT Berlin

ESMT Berlin was founded by 25 leading global companies and institutions. The international business school offers a full-time MBA, an executive MBA, a master’s in management, as well as open enrolment and customized executive education programs. ESMT focuses on three main topics: leadership, innovation, and analytics.

ESMT faculty publishes in top academic journals. Additionally, the business school provides an interdisciplinary platform for discourse between politics, business, and academia. It is based in Berlin, Germany, with a branch office in Shanghai, China. ESMT is a private business school with the right to grant PhDs and is accredited by the German state, AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS, and FIBAA.



Andreas is an executive development advisor, senior leadership coach, program faculty, speaker, and organizational consultant with over 25 years of leadership development experience with executives from 50+ countries. He has designed and delivered many international leadership development programs, and runs workshops like “High Velocity Coaching: Developing C-Suite Leaders when the Stakes are High” together with his friends from the Institute of Coaching at Harvard.

He teaches, coaches & consults in the areas of Leadership, Leadership Development, Organizational Behavior, Coaching, Negotiations and Change.

In the field of coaching he focuses on high-stakes coaching, is co-editor of “Tricky Coaching: Difficult Cases in Leadership Coaching”, and has presented at top leadership and academic conferences, including the World Business and Executive Coach Summit – WBECS.com – and contributed to the World Economic Forum’s 2010 Corporate Gender Gap Report.

He is Executive Development Advisor & Lead Coach at ESMT Berlin, the international business school founded by 25 leading global companies – like Allianz, BMW, Daimler, E.ON, Lufthansa, Bosch, Siemens, SAP, thyssenkrupp, McKinsey, BCG, etc. – which ranks in the Top 20 globally for executive education.

As founding member of ESMT’s Center for Leadership Development Research, he manages ESMT’s executive coach pool, co-designed the legendary ESMT/KDVI Coaching Colloquium, and the 2016 IOC/ESMT Leadership Forum in collaboration with Harvard’s Institute of Coaching.

Andreas is also an executive coach with the Global Leadership Centre at INSEAD – one of the world’s leading graduate business schools, and passionate about coaching C-suite leaders and their organizations, top talent female leaders, Start-up CEOs and agile leadership teams in high risk environments.