Anke Thiele

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Anke Thiele is the founder of the coaching and consulting company The Human Link based in Berkeley, CA. Anke has been a leadership consultant and coach for over 15 years. She holds an MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, and a Masters in Organizational Psychology from TH Darmstadt/Germany. She graduated from the Professional Coaches Training at New Ventures West in San Francisco and has been certified as a Master Coach (MCC) through the International Coach Federation. Anke held senior management positions at Bertelsmann AG, Europe’s biggest media company, and at Towers Perrin, where she consulted in the areas of organizational effectiveness and change management with Fortune 500 companies across industries.

In her coaching work, Anke brings in her academic background and professional experience in three areas - organizational psychology, business management/ strategy consulting, as well as her own leadership experience. Anke works with executives to facilitate improved personal effectiveness and business results and has coached hundreds of high-performing leaders in organizations across a wider range of industries. She focuses on areas such as emotional-social intelligence, communications, and leadership presence, among others. She is a certified teacher and facilitator of the Enneagram, a system for understanding different personalities, and is also certified in the EQi 2.0/EQ 360 Emotional Intelligence assessment. Having studied under Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach, Anke is also a certified mindfulness meditation teacher through UC Berkeley’s Greater Goods Science Center.