Sven Gade is an executive coach, team coach, and workshop facilitator. As the founder of LeaderTrip Coaching®, Inc. he draws on more than 25 years of experience as a senior executive in the logistics industry, mainly at DHL, where he worked with global and cross-cultural teams in operations, process improvement, and business development.
Sven is an approachable and recognized authority in the field of leadership and teamwork. He knows the complexity of the corporate world as well as the dynamic environment of start-ups. Sven empowers leaders and teams to develop the mindset and the behaviors which let them achieve extraordinary things. He inspires his clients to drive change, develop exceptional teams, and successfully accomplish ambitious goals. With realistic optimism, persistence, and empathy he makes breakthrough experiences possible.
Sven holds a master’s degree in Mathematics from the University of Hamburg, Germany. He earned the designation of Professional Certified Coach (PCC) from the International Coach Federation (ICF) and Certified Team Performance Coach™ (CTPC) from Team Coaching International (TCI). Sven is a certified practitioner of the Emotional Intelligence assessment by Genos, an Australian research company.
Sven lives with his wife in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is a father of two grown-up sons and enjoys a close connection with his family and friends. Physical exercises keep Sven healthy, he frequently swims, cycles, and runs outdoors, and occasionally he also competes in triathlon races. For many years he explored Europe on extensive bicycle tours with a friend and discovered some interesting commonalities between business and sport which finally led him to name this company LeaderTrip Coaching®.