Dr. Oliver Ernst
Mommsenstr. 166
50935 Cologne
+49 (0) 221-96 02 45 18
Dr. Oliver Ernst

“Those who want to change, find ways; those who don't want to change, find reasons."

  • Consultant for FLD fe:male leadership development GbR
  • Managing Director of Ernst und Partner Unternehmensberatung
  • Freelance systemic organizational developer, trainer, and business coach for various networks and consulting firms
  • Systemic transformation facilitator at Hypoport Hub
  • Consulting for companies aiming to promote gender equality
  • 2 of experience as a full-time senior consultant in the in-house consulting division at Akademie für Führungskräfte in Überlingen
  • 6 years of experience at Management Center Schloss Lautrach
  • Freelance speechwriter for a federal minister
  • Project leader for the Women and Gender Equality Policy Department of the Federal Executive Board of the DGB
  • 10 years as a freelance theater director in the German-speaking region with over 25 productions
Professional expertise
  • Assignment clarification, design, and execution of transformation processes in various organizations, primarily focusing on changing corporate cultures
  • Design, execution, and evaluation of multi-module leadership development programs in different organizations
  • Project leader for the qualification of the middle management at a large German automotive corporation
  • Design and delivery of seminars and coaching specifically for women
  • Design, development, and execution of blended learning journeys
  • Coaching of senior and top-level executives
  • Design and implementation of team development and team coaching
  • Workshop design and facilitation
  • Design and facilitation of workshops to enhance collaboration and conflict resolution
  • Conflict resolution in various contexts
  • Design and execution of strategy workshops


  • German
  • English
Further qualifications
  • "Holacracy Practitioner" at Hypoport Hub SE
  • Professional Scrum Master Certification at 5p Consulting GmbH
  • "Role Filler – Tasks & Expectations" at Hypoport Hub SE
  • Training as a "Systemic-Integrative Business Coach" with Andreas Steinhübel and Christopher Rauen
  • "OKR" at Hypoport Hub SE
  • Training in "Conflicts and Conflict Resolution in Family Businesses" with Prof. Dr. Arist von Schlippe
  • Training in existential analytical coaching with Prof. Dr. Alfried Längle
  • "IMDE-Talent Developer" at 5P Consulting GmbH
  • Training in "EMDR" with Robert Böttcher
  • "Schematherapy" by Jeffery Young with Robert Böttcher
  • "Tapping to cure stage fright" with Dr. Michael Bohne
  • "Cognitive Restructuring" with Robert Böttcher
  • "Katathymes Bilderleben" with Dr. Horst Neubauer