Dr. phil. Heike Pfitzner

Senior Consultant, Core Team Member, Hamburg/Germany
„Trust is the bridge over the abyss of instability.” Sylvia Wetzel
  • Global integrative organisational development
  • Concepts and implementation for sustainable international trainings and development
  • New York, sustainable innovation, intercultural change management, agile leadership
  • Inspired moderation of (Big)-groups and learning journeys, management and workshops
  • eFacilitator: supporting of virtual teams, shared leadership-implementation
  • senior trainer for agile Leadership-development, international team building and holistic development (Theory U, Yoga, Meditation)
  • Expert for German-Russian Joint-Ventures, Expat-coaching, intercultural team-development
  • Stimulating support for the transition from hierachical workings methods towards more fluid ways of cross-functional cooperation
Languages: German (mother tongue), Russian (perfect), English (advanced competence), French (basic competence) 
Educational Background
  • University studies abroad (5 years – the entire length of the programme) at the State Pedagogical, University of Moscow (Russia), Diploma in Pedagogy und Psychology (with distinction)
  • Doctoral dissertation on Developmental Psychology PhD (magna cum laude)
  • Constant education and self-development in Coaching, Change Management, Large group moderation, communication consultant, virtual diagnoses for teams, e-Facilitation, awareness, Theory U (Presencing), next work (Laloux, Holacracy)

Professional Background
  • 2016: Concept and facilitation of “Culture-Conflict-Cooperation” FORUM for 250 members from SIETAR (Society of Intercultural Training And Research) Germany; international Talent Development BOSCH (150 participants), e-facilitator Daimler "Leadership2020" (144 members), innovation management for "Academy International"
  • 2015: trainer for Talent Leadership development BOSCH (90 participants), facilitation of several BASF workshops, new leadership Lerua Merlin, executive expat coaching BASF, Robert Bosch Foundation program work in Russia
  • 2014: transcultural learning event for top management of Gazprom and BASF/Wintershall, Executive Coaching BASF, Tchibo, Beiersdorf, learning journey „Presencing“, diverse workshops and Change trainings  
  • Since 2013: Board member of ENERTRAG (renewable energy) / Country Lead for HC - Change Management Trainings PepsiCo Russia, start up Coaching-School from Prof. Schulz von Thun in Moscow, diverse Change-projects, coaching for Top-Management (CFO) 
  • 2012: Country-Lead for Heitger Consulting for 120 Top leaders from PepsiCo Russia “Change Management“, BASF/Wintershall intercultural change workshops, project leader „open neighborhoods “ “Year of Germany in Russia”
  • 2011 - 2015: project leader of a German-Russian network STIC to support Robert-Bosch-Stiftung in six russian regions 
  • Since 1997: Founder of STIC - network (Supporting Teams In Change)
  • For 33 years intensive contacts and work assignments in Russia 
  • ITTI - International Team Trust Indikator, WorldWork www.worldwork.biz
  • VPA/VPI - Virtual Performance Assessment/Improvement, intercultures www.intercultures.de
  • Foundation program Presencing, MIT, Otto Scharmer (Theory U)
  • e-Facilitation Frederik Vogelberg, Nomadics Amsterdam
  • 2015: „Modern methods of leadership“, In: Business Excellence“, Moscow (7), p. 36
  • 2013: “Trainieren in Russland ”, in „Training Aktuell“, Juliausgabe
  • 2011: „Business Guide Russland“, Daimler publications
  • 2007: „Der Tanz mit dem russischen Bären“, Hrsg. Lasch & Leymann, Redline