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Katrina Burrus Katrina Burrus

MKB Conseil & Coaching


"Global Leadership: Succeeding in a World without Borders" and "Managing Brilliant and Abrasive Leaders"



Katrina Burrus, PhD, MCC, has a proven track record in coaching numerous international executives: Nestle, Novartis, CERN, UNAIDS, United Nations, BNP Paribas, Lloyds Bank, Orange Telecommunication, Firmenich, Beckman & Coulter, Philip Morris, Cargill, Saatchi & Saatchi, to name a few. She has coached across many sectors and industries. Her coaching career has taken her to Europe, Asia and the United States, and she is recognized for her distinctive capabilities with executives and teams from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds.

As the founder of MKB Conseil & Coaching (created in 1994) and the Global Nomadic Leadership DevelopmentTM Institute, she is affiliated with a network of experts and scholar practitioners. Based on her leading edge research over the past 16 years, she gives speeches and facilitates advanced International seminars on “Global Leadership: Succeeding in a World Without Borders” worldwide and seminars on, “Managing Brilliant and Abrasive Leaders”. MKB Conseil & Coaching specializes in coaching global and highly mobile leaders, brilliant and abrasive Leaders and talents. She also specializes in accelerating the successful integration of leaders in a new positions. Katrina researches, publishes and is a speaker on cross-cultural issues, coaching and leadership. She is currently writing her second book on “Coaching Brilliant and Abrasive Leaders” after numerous published articles.

Katrina teaches post graduate courses at various universities. Katrina holds a Master degree in Global Management, Human Development and in Coaching. She has a Ph.D. in Human and Organizational Systems from the Fielding Graduate University. She is also the First Master Certified Coach in Switzerland from the International Coaching Federation (ICF), founder, and former President, of ICF Suisse Romande, former founding board member of ICF Switzerland, and she was part of the ICF credentialing team. Katrina is regularly writing articles and is on the Editorial Board of “The International Journal of Coaching in Organizations”. More information is available on

Industry Expertise (3)

Professional Training and Coaching


Corporate Leadership

Education (4)

The Fielding Graduate University: PhD, Human and Organizational Development 1997

The Fielding Graduate University: MA, Human Development 1996

American Graduate School: MA, Global Management 1986

International Coaching Federation: MA, Coaching 2002

Affiliations (1)

  • Board Member at the International Journal of Coaching in Organization


  • Keynote
  • Moderator
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader


5000 to 10000 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee