• #Well-Being #Well-Knowing #Well-Doing

    Keynote Speaker - Coach - Consultant

  • Hello - I am Santa! I...

    • teach, speak and write all around sustainability, individual and corporate resilience, IKIGAI, flow, mindset, comfort zone expansion, motivation and well-being

    • am the Co-Director and founder of the Think & Action Lab FindingSustainia, a UNESCO award winning think tank known for its 30 day sustainability challenges

    • was voted "Best Sustainability Blogger" in Germany (GLS Bank Sustainability Blog Awards), am in the Top 100 sustainability influencers ranking of the Triodos Bank #Nachhaltige100 as well as being part of the selective #FutureWoman network

    • am a proud Member of the Think Tank 30 of the German Club of Rome

    • co-authored “Seven Virtues Reloaded,” applying classical virtues to the demands of tomorrow’s world (original German title “7 Tugenden Reloaded”) 

    • studied EU & Int. Environmental Law

    • got featured on the Huffington Post on "How to stop buying clothes for a year"

    • am based in Paris and speak German, English, French and Bengali on a daily basis

  • My Seven-Point Methodology
    for individuals, groups and companies

    1 My Self-Challenge Model© for positive habits: Expand the comfort zone.

    2 Status-quo analysis: Identify & overcome blockages in different areas.

    3 Unlock your Ikigai: Find and embody purpose.

    4 Attain your FLOW in work and private life: How to be productive, efficient and love what you do.

    5 Sustainable you: Make sustainability a win-win.

    6 Mindfulness practice: Science-based techniques to stay balanced.

    7 Vulnerability is Strength: Develop vulnerability & authenticity through self-inquiry & conscious communication.

  • What I offer

    Exploring the link between #Well-Being, #Well-Knowing and #Well-Doing

     

    Keynote speeches, panelist & moderator

    Interactive workshop host

    1:1 Coaching for High Potentials

    Sustainability Consultant & Advisor

    Interviewing, writing & blogging on sustainability & well-being

    Animating the FindingSustainia School of Climate Super Heroes

  • My Seven-Point Methodology
    for individuals, groups and companies

    1 My Self-Challenge Model© for positive habits: Expand the comfort zone.

    2 Status-quo analysis: Identify & overcome blockages in different areas.

    3 Unlock your Ikigai: Find and embody purpose.

    4 Attain your FLOW in work and private life: How to be productive, efficient and love what you do.

    5 Sustainable you: Make sustainability a win-win.

    6 Mindfulness practice: Science-based techniques to stay balanced.

    7 Vulnerability is Strength: Develop vulnerability & authenticity through self-inquiry & conscious communication.

  • Projects

    A selection

    Panelist at "Planet Heroes - Who's Next?", Sustainable Brands Paris 2019

    Roundable with Black Rock France CEO J-F Cirelli and Ashoka Community Manager Y.Barrett on effective triggers for sustainable change. More...

     

    Keynote & panelist on "sustainability, well-being and the power of self-challenges", Audi Environmental Foundation 10 year anniversary, 2019

    One of three keynote speakers and on a stimulating panel with Felix Finkbeiner from Plant-for-the-Planet and marine biologist Marc Lehmann. More...

    "Sustainability with Santa" column, Goethe Institute, since 2019

    Expert interviews, articles and challenge design around sustainability, mobility & well-being in German and French. More...

    Lecturer at the Summer School on Sustainability 2018, University of Mannheim

    Facilitating a 2-day intense workshop with Nicolai Hennemann for international students on my challenge methodology, ikigai, zero waste and TheoryU. We also made our own cosmetics, visited a zero waste shop and cooked a sustainable zero-waste menu. See here for more pictures.

    Workshop Host on "Living Quality and Climate Change", #ZIEK Barcamp for the BMUB, 2015

    Presenting my challenge methodology and acting as a workshop facilitator to redefine sustainability as a concept that brings a heightened level of living quality, health and finances as opposed to deprivation. More...

    Workshop host on "Intrinsic purpose & Ikigai", DVV/ Internationale Volkshochschule, 2018

    Active Citizenship and Civic Education a group of 26 young people from Gali, Tbilisi and Sokhumi, teaming up with theatre coach Mareike Wenzel for a unique blend of theory put into theatrical practice.

    Keynote & panelist on "sustainability & the challenge mindset" for the French C.N.F.P.T, 2019

    Keynote and panel with Bruno Latour and Monique Castillo live-streamed to 2000 public agents all over France. More...

    Campaigning, co-founding & blog creation, The Climate Bet, since 2020

    More on our ambitious and viral bet...

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