ABOUT US
ABOUT US
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Claudia Thali’s work and educational background
Claudia Thali is a mindset 4.0 enabler, a culture, leadership and resilience consultant, a university teacher, a former corporate business manager, a neuroscientist, a certified mindfulness trainer, a global soul, a mother, an open-minded traveler, a science geek, an eager reader, a searcher and an inquirer and a passionate lifelong learner.
Claudia Thali is a mindset 4.0 enabler, a culture, leadership and resilience consultant, a university teacher, a former corporate business manager, a neuroscientist, a certified mindfulness trainer, a global soul, a mother, an open-minded traveler, a science geek, an eager reader, a searcher and an inquirer and a passionate lifelong learner.
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Claudia Thali’s work and educational background
Background Claudia Thali

After obtaining her master’s degree in neuroscience as well as her biology teaching certification from ETH Zurich, and before founding her company in 2018, Claudia has spent over 12 years working for a large Swiss pharmaceutical company, including eight years in various global business functions with increasing responsibilities. Continuous trainings in the US, EU and CH included team development & leadership, coaching, communication, moderation & presentation as well as strategy development.

For several years, mindfulness practice has accompanied her to better cope with life’s challenges of managing a family while pursueing an international career. Claudia is now a fully certified mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR®) as well as Search Inside YourselfTM (SIY) teacher and has been trained as a Brain-Based Coach® by the Neuroleadership Institute in London.

Apart from consulting and training, Claudia also teaches at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland about mindset 4.0 development.

Claudia loves the neuroscience as strategic thinking alike and is attached to the principles of mindfulness. She envisions workplaces where people can be more authentic and leverage their full creative potential.

Background Claudia Thali

After obtaining her master’s degree in neuroscience as well as her biology teaching certification from ETH Zurich, and before founding her company in 2018, Claudia has spent over 12 years working for a large Swiss pharmaceutical company, including eight years in various global business functions with increasing responsibilities. Continuous trainings in the US, EU and CH included team development & leadership, coaching, communication, moderation & presentation as well as strategy development.

For several years, mindfulness practice has accompanied her to better cope with life’s challenges of managing a family while pursueing an international career. Claudia is now a fully certified mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR®) as well as Search Inside YourselfTM (SIY) teacher and has been trained as a Brain-Based Coach® by the Neuroleadership Institute in London.

Apart from consulting and training, Claudia also teaches at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland about mindset 4.0 development.

Claudia loves the neuroscience as strategic thinking alike and is attached to the principles of mindfulness. She envisions workplaces where people can be more authentic and leverage their full creative potential.

Partners
Dr. Barbara Troup, Change Management Consultant

Barbara believes that the initiation and effective management of change, requires the willingness to move outside one’s personal comfort zone. As a microbiologist (Ph.D.) with 20 years of national and international industry, management and consulting experience, Barbara is familiar with the personal and organisational challenges associated with change processes.

In 2008 Barbara established motionsquare which focuses on strategic and conceptual personality and organisational consulting. In addition, she is a senior partner of Brand Sight International Ltd, headquartered in London, UK, focusing on strategic marketing consultancy and works as an associate professor at the Lörrach Cooperative State University.

Before founding her company, Barbara held leading local and global marketing and sales positions in pharmaceutical and biotechnology enterprises in rapidly changing corporate cultures,

Barbara holds trainings in the fields of marketing, international business and leadership as well as in creative thinking and neuropsychology. She is s certified systemic coach and team developer and an INSIGHTS MDI® consultant.

Paul Schilling, Leadership Trainer

Paul Schilling, Luxembourgish by nationality, is the Founder and Managing Director of Quercus Consulting. He has over 10 years of experience in strategy consulting, professional training & development and organizational transformations in a broad variety of cultural environments. Besides his role at Quercus Consulting, Paul is Adjunct Professor in the Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation and in the Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the University of Luxembourg.

Prior to founding his own company in 2018, Paul was the Head of Human Resources for Deloitte Luxembourg where he managed a team of 65+ HR practitioners. Before Deloitte he worked for almost 7 years at McKinsey & Company, Inc. as a strategy consultant in transformational change.

Paul holds a Master’s in Business Engineering with a focus on computer sciences from the TU Kaiserslautern and an MBA from INSEAD. In addition, he is certified for Firstbeat Lifestyle Assessment®, Brain Based Coaching®, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI level I and II) and Leadership Judgement Indicator® (LJI).

Elena Jäger, Transformation Consultant

Elena is a experienced transformation and change consultant with global cross-industry experience. With her passion for innovation and curiosity for exploring the unknown, she enjoys collaborating with her customers to understand the impacts of technology and digitalization on the shape and composition of the workforce, required skills and appropriate organizational structures. Elena strongly believes in closely collaborating and co-creating with her customers to explore solutions to their most important people challenges. She is well-versed in a variety of facilitation, project management and problem-solving techniques, including design thinking, agile project management, breakthrough thinking, exponential organizations.

She is a Partner with the Josh Bersin Academy and is currently co-founding a new boutique consulting business focusing on the future of work. Prior to that, Elena played a key role in developing and growing Deloitte Switzerland’s Human Capital Practice for more than 12 years. Elena holds a Master’s degree in Management from the London School of Economics and Political Science.