“We cannot change the wind, but we can change the sails.” (Aristotle)

Sandra Knauer

Consultant, trainer, partner


Consulting and training focuses

  • Supporting customers in fighting their battles, especially during transitions, transformations and change processes
  • Design and delivery of leadership development programs, team development trainings and customized workshops
  • Skill development trainings focused on the development of skills and competencies in transformation, (virtual) leadership, team cooperation, self and time management, communication, project management, facilitation and conflict management
  • Business coaching of executives, employees and project managers


Languages and formats

  • German, English
  • Presence and online (platform experiences such as Zoom, MS Teams, DFN, Adobe Connect and Moodle in various interactive formats as blended or e-learning)


Education and training

  • Training in Gestalt Therapy by Perls and Gestalt Supervision, Gestalt Institute Frankfurt/Main
  • Training in systemic group dynamics for executive staff and consultants, osb international
  • Training in systemic organizational consulting, Simon, Weber & Friends
  • Training in hypnosystemic concepts, principles and fields of application, Dr. Gunther Schmidt
  • Professional Scrum Master,, certified in PRINCE2®, MSP®, P3O®, ITIL®, APMG
  • Advanced training as a trainer and consultant, Coverdale Deutschland
  • Training in professional negotiation skills I, Verhandlungsperformance Consulting
  • Master of Arts in Communication, University of Arts, Berlin – Napier University, Edinburgh
  • Master of Business Administration, Berufsakademie Berlin – Arnstadt Packaging Ltd.


Professional experience

  • With Coverdale Germany since 2016
  • 2011-2016: Senior consultant and trainer
    Supporting organizations in the implementation of methods designed to increase transparency and predictability in change processes, training and certification of project and program managers
  • 2006-2011: Marketing communications manager
    Customer events, product development, online marketing, relaunch corporate website, customer/client acquisition, image building, leading a team