Yukiko Elisabeth Kobayashi is a dynamic and experienced leader, founder, speaker and coach, passionate about supporting individuals, organizations and communities to develop future-oriented mindsets and skills in order to tackle challenges deriving particularly from mega-trends like AI/digitization, internationalization, sustainability and new work. Her central point of reference are the SDGs.
Experienced in the design and execution of future-oriented, innovative development experiences like learning journeys, innovation bootcamps, leadership development workshops and programs, cultural journeys, intercultural workshops and interventions, large group events and cross-mentorings.
Passionate about helping individuals design and re-invent their private and professional lifes.
Over the years she has built a radically diverse network of ,unlikely allies‘ that is constantly growing and has an enormous innovative potential.
She has gained over 20 years of leadership, founding and consulting experience across a wide range of fields including big corporations (Lufthansa German Airlines, AstraZeneca, Boehringer, tesa), Startups (ImpactDOCK Hamburg), NGOs (AFS).
She holds a diploma in psychology, with a special focus on developmental and intercultural psychology.
Being half-German, half-Japanese, Yukiko Elisabeth Kobayashi has lived and worked in various international settings.