Michael Roehrig

Senior Consultant, Mannheim/Germany
"People support what they create." Margaret Wheatley
  • Trusted advisor of leadership teams for the development of strategy, organization, and culture
  • Expert on innovative approaches to change leadership (Theory U, Emerging Change, Dialogic OD, etc.)
  • Design and delivery of international Leadership Development programs (esp. for Middle Management and Executives), including the training of internal and external facilitators
  • Positioning or re-positioning HR Teams as strategic partners to the business
  • Building and expanding capabilities for change and transformation consulting within HR and change agent communities
Languages: German, English
Educational Background
  • Bank Officer (2 year formal education certificate program), DZ Bank AG, Frankfurt, Germany
  • Business Administration (4 year academic study program) at Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, University of Applied Sciences, Frankfurt, Germany. Major subjects: Strategic Management, Corporate Culture and Organizational Development, Marketing. Thesis topic: "Organizational Development in Theory and Practice"
  • Extensive Training in Systemic Process Management (3 years)
  • Master Curriculum "Consulting in Change" (18 months)
  • Systemic Coaching and Team Development Advanced (1 year)
  • Group Field Practitioner (systemic group work) (1 year)
  • Counseling and Coaching for Professional Consultants (1 year)
  • Certified Administrator and Coach for the Intercultural Development Inventory
  • Certified Trainer for Clear Leadership
  • Various additional training programs such as Action Learning, Systemic-Resource oriented Interviewing,  Systemic Strategy Development, Fifth Discipline Practice, Strategic Change & Organizational Learning, etc.
  • Long term engagement in the Executive Corporate Learning Forum (ECLF) since its foundation in 2005
Professional Background
  • Since 2010: Independent Consultant and Change Cultivator for 
    • Strategy Development, Organizational Development, Cultural Change 
    • Leadership Development
    • Capability Building for Change and Transformation (with a special focus on Enabling HR)
  • Since 2015: Global Manager Learning & Organizational Development, Freudenberg Performance Materials
  • 2011-2015:  Director Organizational Development, SAP (part time)
    • Architect and lead facilitator of the "Next Level Leadership Development" Program for the Executive team (Top 400) at SAP
  • 2004-2011: Various Leadership and Consulting roles in the ABB group:
    • Group Vice President Organizational Development for ABB Ltd. (global role)
    • Head of Learning & Development, ABB Central Europe
    • Head of Learning & Development, ABB Germany, Switzerland, Austria
    • Head of GoBeyond! Organizational and Personal Development, ABB Germany
  • 1998-2003: Trainer, Consultant and Partner at ComTeam AG, Academy and Consulting for Leadership and Change
  • 1995-1998: Organizational Effectiveness Consultant at DZ Bank AG
  • 1990-1995: Corporate Banking (various business units) at DZ Bank AG
  • 1988-1990: Formal certificate training program "Bank Officer" at DZ Bank AG