Maik is a resourceful Executive and Leadership Coach, Program Facilitator and HR Improvement Consultant with more than 15 years of combined HR Governance, Leadership, Coaching and Consulting experience in the mining, semiconductor industries, and tech industries. In his roles, Maik acquired strong functional experience in leading specialized teams to develop, improve and enforce governance standards across organizations. This continuous work in high-volume, complex operational environments has built his skills in team motivation, and identifying and leveraging talent.
Maik is certified as HR Practitioner, seasoned StrengthsFinder Coach and Professional Risk Manager. This unique combination lets him connect clients’ strategic goals and opportunities with individual talents and strengths. He is consistently recognized by peers as a resourceful and structured, yet engaging mind who can deliver complexity in easy terms.
He holds a Master’s Degree in Business and Computer Science from the Dresden University of Technology (Germany). He also minored in Chinese cultural studies and language.
Maik has coached and trained more than 400 Leaders in the tech sector to help increase their communication impact and adopt coaching mindsets with their people.
He is highly skilled in helping Leaders and Executives find new, exciting ways to solve their most ambitious challenges. Since he started to coach professionally in 2015, he has impacted his clients using 3 main ingredients:
STRENGTHS: Maik individualizes his approach with each client and helps them identify and apply their very own specific strengths to the challenges they face. This uncovers amazing resources and creates lasting self-reliance.
RESOURCES: Maik uses a rich toolkit of mental frameworks with clients, so they can easily cut through the noise and see the signal in their story. He works with clients to make things simple and create satisfying light-bulb moments.
ACCOUNTABILITY: Maik has an intuitive sense of how to build strong, individualized accountability systems.
He wants clients to run on their own, with confidence and continuity. He will go beyond to ensure that happens.
Maik continually expands his combined coaching, facilitation and technology background. He has become well-regarded by peers and clients as a skilled virtual/online coach and program facilitator. He is comfortable with the delivery of coaching and workshops using state-of-the-art online virtual training, webinar, and conferencing tools. He gives flexibility to clients to experience coaching and learning in their preferred way.
Maik is on a continuous journey to improve his content and delivery with feedback. His clients share his deep desire to not rest with incremental change but to constantly experiment to level up their impact in ways they did not deem possible.
eBay, PayPal, SAP, iTelligence, Hanes Brands Inc, GroupM, SCSK, HomeToGo, Schneider Electric, SMU – Singapore Management University (SMU),
Republic Polytechnic Singapore.
“Maik has conducted several professional development series workshops for our Masters students on the topic of Situational Leadership. It has been wonderful to work with Maik, as he is a great communicator who always delivered insightful, well-paced and structured sessions.”
– Hsiang Hung Cheah, Singapore Management University (SMU)