About Kerstin Kirchsteiger, PhD

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Kerstin Kirchsteiger, Ph.D. is a Scientist turned Executive Coach for ambitious women who want to build a wildly successful career and make the impact they desire WITHOUT burning out. She is a GENOS-certified Emotional Intelligence practitioner and ICF-ACC-certified executive coach.

Kerstin has been coaching emerging and seasoned female leaders to unlock their full potential and prepare them for the next step in their careers while integrating the demands of work and life.

In her Consulting, she focuses on Leadership development specifically on Emotional Intelligence and the interpersonal sphere. She is passionate about equipping leaders with research-backed, proven tools that make their jobs more enjoyable and impactful, leading to higher performance and improved talent attraction and retention.

She has worked with international clients from Leaders Lounge Australia, Thermo Fisher, Boeing Leadership Network, Quidel, Exelixis, Aprio, and Elemis.

When Kerstin is not working with clients you can find her mountain biking or enjoying the outdoors with her family.


  • ICF ACC (Associate Certified Coach)
  • Certified Executive Coach - ICF level2
  • Genos Certified Emotional Intelligence Practitioner
  • Certified Ignite Instructor
  • 200HR RYT Yoga Teacher
  • Ph.D in Plant Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
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