Certified Executive Coach, former CEO of Ashoka Germany
Rainer is an expert in consulting and coaching teams and organizations on their path to self-organization. As CEO of Ashoka Germany, he transformed his own organization into a completely distributed leadership model, abandoning all formal hierarchies. The resulting model was a finalist of the German New Work Award 2020. Also in 2020, he co-founded a network of experts, the Inner Work Alliance, to further his distinctive approach of organizational transformation based on personal transformation.
Rainer’s professional background includes a 10 year executive career at Ashoka, the world’s largest network for social entrepreneurs. During this time, he personally advised more than 100 social entrepreneurs in Europe and founded and initiated 10+ organizations and programs supporting social innovation and the purpose economy. He is also an ICF-certified executive coach and works with executives, entrepreneurs, leaders and top professionals in the for-profit and non-profit sector.