Sven Gade is a certified professional coach, workshop facilitator and public speaker. As the founder of LeaderTrip Coaching®, Inc. he draws on more than 25 years of experience as a senior executive, mainly at DHL, a world leading provider of logistic services. Sven held leadership positions in operations, process improvement and account management, in his global roles he worked with teams from all parts of the world and across various cultures.
Sven knows the corporate world as well as the dynamic environment of start-ups. With realistic optimism, persistence and empathy he empowers leaders to increase effectiveness, develop exceptional teams and successfully achieve ambitious goals.
With a team of tender managers Sven achieved high levels of employee engagement and increased significantly their customers’ satisfaction. He implemented a new strategy for a global team of business analysts, inspiring them to strongly improve efficiency and effectiveness. For a warehouse enterprise Sven developed and managed a business transformation program across Europe to boost operational productivity, quality and business development.
There are risks and costs to action. But they are far less than the long range risks of comfortable inaction. – John F. Kennedy
Sven holds a master’s degree in Mathematics from the University of Hamburg, Germany. He graduated from the International Coaching Academy (ICA) and earned his certification as Associated Certified Coach (ACC) from the International Coach Federation (ICF). Sven is certified practitioner of the Emotional Intelligence assessment by Genos.
Sven and his wife happily reside in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The time with his family and friends fills him with energy. In his leisure time Sven maintains his fitness with swimming, cycling and running, he likes to finish triathlon races with a smile on his face. Together with a friend he explored Europe on extensive bicycle tours and discovered some interesting commonalities between business and sport which finally led him to name this company LeaderTrip Coaching®.