Strategy activation experts




Interdisciplinary teams work with experts from the fields of consulting, research, strategy mediation, project management and executive education at the MLI.

Sebastian Morgner


Sebastian Morgner is Co-Founder and Partner of MLI. As an expert for leadership and strategy development, he supports management teams in clarifying and activating important strategic content. He is fascinated by the question of how goals and strategies reach the minds of actors and trigger consistent action. In 14 years as an executive in the financial sector, he has built up seven new corporate divisions and led a dozen strategic projects to success. Most recently, he was Global Head of Marketing at the major bank UniCredit in Milan. Sebastian Morgner has broad international management experience. In addition, he is a mental trainer, keynote speaker and trained coach and accompanies top executives in their professional and private achievement of goals.

Konrad Böhner


Konrad Böhner is a MLI partner with many years of experience in executive development and sales. The graduate business economist has a good feeling for the tones “in between” through various positions abroad and can thus optimally adjust to his clients. Due to his successful career in sales and as a former professional sportsman, he knows what is important when leading teams, how to motivate employees and how to fully exploit the potential of each individual. In addition to his role as a partner of MLI, Konrad Böhner is a certified Neuland business trainer and trained coach.

Julia Fridel

Julia Friedl

Senior Consultant

Julia Friedl, as a trained Human Centered Design Facilitator, puts people at the centre. At the Swiss market leader in telecommunications, she took care of the development of brand images as well as the transformative development of her department. She co-developed a new workflow organization with a focus on Agile Leadership, Skill Development and Team Dynamics. After studying information design in Stuttgart and Mexico, she completed an MSc in Corporate Communication at the University of Svizzera Italiana in Lugano (Switzerland) and a CAS in Organizational Development & Change Leadership at the Institute for Communication and guided tour in Lucerne.

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Lisa Dorer

Leadership Development Expert / MLI Academy Productmanager

Lisa Dorer is an MLI expert for Leadership Development and Design Thinking. In this function she supervises the further development and expansion of the MLI’s Leadership Development program. She is also responsible for the didactic design of interactive workshop formats and quality management.
Lisa Dorer holds a Master’s degree in Business Development and most recently worked at Siemens’ Global Learning Campus. Here she was responsible for designing and implementing leadership programs for global executives.

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Celia Morgner

Personal & Organization

After her diploma in Romance languages & literature and economics Celia Morgner worked as an editor for trade journals in the media sector before joining today’s Constantin Medien AG as press spokesperson. She is part of the founding team of the MLI and helped to build up the workshop program of the MLI Academy. In addition to organizing workshops, she is now responsible for human resources at MLI. Due to her family background, she mainly works in the home office.


Nicolaj Grabert

Consultant Academy

Nicolaj has been dealing with digital sales & marketing for over 5 years After his world tour, he joined the fastest growing start-up in Europe To support sales. As the best sales newcomer in the company’s history, he decided to co-found the start-up “Smob”. As a business developer in various digital agencies in Germany, Nicolaj gained insights into over 500 businesses and their products and services. At the MLI, he advises corporate clients and interested individuals on the Academy’s offerings.

Martin Gürster

Martin Gürster

Consultant Academy

Martin Gürster studied Engineering and Management in Munich and New York with a focus on entrepreneurship. He holds a Master‘s degree in innovation management from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and pursues postgraduate courses in business ethics and leadership at the Munich School of Philosophy. Before joining the MLI Martin worked for a fintech startup and in management consulting. He is specialized in topics at the intersection of business, psychology and philosophy.

Hannes Obermüller

Johannes Obermüller

FLI Coordinator

Johannes Obermüller is a Certified Professional for Requirements Engineering . He is particularly enthusiastic about future topics and new impulses in the global management and business world. During his studies of mathematics at the Technical University of Munich, he learned to combine his future-oriented urge to explore with sound analytics. At MLI, he works on client care and provides support in project planning and implementation.

Jan Esswein

Jan Eßwein

Expert in mindfulness

For Jan Eßwein, an expert in mindfulness and a managerial coach, excellent self-leadership is the prerequisite for excellent leadership. Mindfulness is a key building block. It enables people to lead themselves and others consciously and effectively. He has been a speaker, three-time book writer and executive coach for more than 15 years.

DR. Denniz Dönmez

Agile Leadership Expert

Denniz Dönmez is Agile Coach, expert in Agile Leadership, Organizational Development and Agile Transformation. For him, leadership is the ability to inspire people for a desirable goal. Agility means: thinking in economic benefits and progress in constant, smallest possible steps with the possibility to correct the direction. It is important to evaluate value creation together with the users and to adapt quickly in complex situations.
He has been working on this for more than 10 years. Its background combines technology, management and organizational psychology.

Nina Zitouni

Nina Zitouni

Leadership Coach

Nina Zitouni is an expert for clear profiling and successful change processes. With sovereignty, humanity, competence and verve, she identifies the decisive points for success and brings about effective solutions in a sensitive but determined manner. Since 2006 the media scientist has been working as a consultant, before which Nina Zitouni gained various experiences in effectively communicating and achieving goals: as a board officer in a major bank and as division manager for internal communications. Besides she is certified Coach, trained at the Hephaistos Coaching-Zentrum in Munich.

Mounir Zitouni

Mounir Zitouni

Business Coach

As an expert in personal change processes, business coach, mental coach for football players, coaches and managers, media consultants, journalists and authors, Mounir Zitouni has a wealth of experience. It is easy for him to engage with a wide variety of people, to show them new perspectives, to strengthen resources and to formulate goals. His work focuses on change processes, professional and personal crisis situations as well as profile work.

Ralph Willmann

Executive Coach

For Ralph, leadership means first and foremost self-leadership. In this process, he supports and empowers people to act authentically from within their own midst. With awareness of one’s own values, strengths and weaknesses.

He accompanies executives with his almost 20 years of experience as an executive coach and systemic performer and 35 years as an actor and director.


Anja C. Gerstenberg

Expert for Mimikresonance

Anja C. Gerstenberg is an expert in systematic reflection processes, personality and leadership development. With her high perceptual competence and esteem she accompanies humans as a certified Business Coach in finding a clear and self-conscious point of view and sustainably maintain it. She combines her structured approach with her creative streak as a freelance artist. Anja C. Gerstenberg gained her versatile experience and competence in her former functions as Head of Corporate Communications, HR Developer for Senior Executives and Management Auditor.


Dorothea Anzinger


Dorothea Anzinger is an expert in interactive leadership trainings. As a Mental Performance Coach, she works with NLP approaches and energetic language training and brings in her multifaceted experience in teamwork and personality development. In her work, she puts the individuality of the individual in the foreground. so that everyone with all their abilities can put themselves at the service of the common goal. In this way, it creates a sustainable rethink of its participants when activating the strategy.