Friederike Fabritius is a neuroscientist and an Associate Partner of the Munich Leadership Group. As an executive coach and leadership specialist, she has extensive expertise working with top executives from multinational corporations such as Bayer, Audi, Montblanc, EY, and ThyssenKrupp. Many of her clients have described her seminars as “life-changing” and “highly applicable”. Friederike is also a sought-after keynote speaker and has addressed large audiences at corporate events at Siemens and Thyssen Krupp.
A neuroscientist by education, Friederike focuses on developing new methods and practices for leadership training and development based on solid scientific findings. She is also an expert in learning systems that draw on the brain’s inherent capabilities to acquire and retain new information effectively. Friederike herself has used these methods to learn six languages that she now speaks fluently. She has first-hand experience with all the modern brain research techniques to explore the human brain such as fMRI (functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging), EEG (Electroencephalography), CT (Computed Tomography), and TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation).
Friederike holds a M.S. in neuropsychology from the University of Milan-Bicocca (“summa cum laude”) where she worked on language processing in the human brain. Friederike is a certified Co-Active Coach ® as well as a neurofeedback therapist.
Friederike started her career at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research in Frankfurt, conducting basic research in neurophysiology with renowned neuroscientist Wolf Singer who became her mentor and collaborator. During that time, she met many of the world’s most distinguished brain researchers such as Jonathan Schooler to discuss highly significant research topics including consciousness, decision making, neuroplasticity, mindfulness, intuition, creativity, empathy, and trust.
In 2007, she continued her career as a management consultant at McKinsey before joining the Munich Leadership Group in 2010 where she has since supported many clients in reaching their full potential and delivering peak performance at critical moments. Friederike is married with three children.