Susanne Burgstaller


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Dr. Susanne Burgstaller
  • Solutions-focused Consultant, Coach, Team-Developer, Facilitator and Management Trainer
  • Founder and Managing Director of usolvit consultants GmbH
  • Certified Reteaming Coach
  • 10 years Leadership experience
  • 15 years Consulting and Coaching experience
  • Working languages in all fields: German and English
  • married, two children, living in Vienna

Areas of Expertise

Organisational Development: promoting excellence in organisations.

Currently my projects center around the following challenges:

  • Change Management: Supporting leaders and teams in managing reorganisation and change
  • Strategy Development and Implementation

Human Resource Development: I support projects introducing new HR tools, defining competencies, assessing and developing leaders and experts.

Current projects center around the following topics:

  • Talent Management: Designing programmes for identifying and developing talented employees
  • Assessments & Hearings: Designing and running assessments that focus on resources and strengths

Teambuilding: I design and run lots of workshops and team-coachings to improve cooperation, productivity, and work satisfaction for small and large teams and units. In this area I have been certified as Reteaming Coach since 2009.

Coaching:  At the moment my coaching contracts centre around the following themes:

  • Leadership Coaching: Managing new and challenging leadership situations, newly orienting teams and organisational units, dealing with crisis situations, balancing, etc.
  • Career Coaching: Gaining new impetus and orientation at different career phases

I have been working as a coach in the private and public sector for more than 15 years.

Professional Certified Coach
Professional Certified Coach

I have been certified by the ICF (International Coaching Federation) as Professional Certified Coach (PCC).

Professional Experience

  • Researcher at the University of Vienna, Department of English Literature
  • Consultant with PA Cambridge Economic Consultants, Cambridge, England
  • Managing Director of Institute for International Research, Vienna
  • Partner of Trigon Development Consultants, Vienna
  • Founder of usolvit consultants in 2008


  • Studies at the Universities of Vienna and Cambridge, Ph.D.
  • Various Management Curricula and Conferences focused on HRD
  • HRD Curriculum with Trigon Development Consultants, Austria, 25 days
  • Systemic Consulting Curriculum with Fritz Simon, Berlin, 24 days
  • OD Curriculum with Trigon Development Consultants, Germany, 12 days
  • Various Coaching Courses with Steve de Shazer, Insoo Kim Berg, Gunter Schmid, Peter Szabo, Daniel Meier, Werner Vogelauer, 50 hours
  • Reteaming Certification with Wilhelm Geisbauer, Austria, 5 days
  • Online Trainer Certification, 100 hours online course