Hi,

I'm Christian, working now for >15 years in various roles in the financial and tech industry. Started with a PhD in applied math, my first experiences were in implementing quantitative models (in C++ and Java) for pricing and risk management of derivatives and in portfolio risk management. Since then I'm in serious love with clean code, good architecture, and well-thought levels of abstraction :-)

When I moved into a leadership role (quite frightening at the beginning!) my focus and areas of interests broadened significantly. People centricity, supporting and empowering team members, organization of team work, mentoring, coaching and agile principles tools became important aspects of my work.

And, whilst working with people and organizations has so many aspects and there is approximately 1 trillion things I don't know (yet :-)), I very much enjoy helping others, sharing my experience, and watching them succeed.

My Mentoring Topics

  • Career Development
  • Management
  • Team Organization
  • People Development
  • Leadership
  • Self-Organization
  • Organizational Development
  • Change Management
  • Agile Development
O.
8.July 2022

On my session with Christian, not only did we focus on the right questions but we got to the point!

I was able to get a lot of input in terms of:

- Dealing with conflict at work or difficult situations

- Having to attack the problem instead of walking around it(Eat the frog ;) )

- Asking the right questions

- Growth attitude

He not only mentored me on those topics but offered solutions and action items.

I am really grateful for our session together and looking forward for more!

J.
14.June 2022

Dear Christian, thank you for your taking your time for mentoring me. Cristian is really a wonderful person and lovely mentor. He listened to my concerns without any interruptions and also gone through my CV and gave me some good points on CV writing and also shared the feedback with me. I would like to have more sessions with you, it is helping me to improve my job search, CV writing and cover letter writing skills. Thanks once again....

Z.
1.June 2022

Very insightful. I took lots of notes on the topics we discussed. I liked the practical advice and good flow in our communication. I particularly enjoyed the different angles we tackled the questions I had.

S.
25.May 2022

It was very helpful, with concrete ideas and steps I can take immediately. It allowed me to rethink what career may actually be more in line with my interest (complexity, people/exchange), I hadn’t though of Product Management and Product Ownership for myself before. Also we discussed how to approach these functions in my current company. I found the 30min frame perfect, allowing a very effective session. Many thanks!

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