Silke is passionate about people, learning, coaching and training, and about helping to inspire individuals, teams and organizations in all walks of life, giving them the knowledge and tools to make a difference.
As an Accredited Kanban Trainer, Kanban Management Professional, Agile Coach, certified Scrum Master (PSM 1+2) and Certified Product Owner, Silke has a successful track record in corporate culture change and transformation through all levels of organization.
Silke is also a certified seminar facilitator, trainer and coach for intercultural competencies, communication and teambuilding as well as certified as a personal coach (NLP-Master). She has published the – so far – first two books about intercultural communication in New Zealand.
This broadens her understanding of “culture” and has seen Silke training and coaching in Oceania and Europe, in small and large organizations, government and private organizations. Silke keeps close ties to the European Kanban and Agile community to share different ways of thinking and learn from each other.
Overall, Silke has 20+ years of professional experience in many IT- and finance-related projects, and also as a salesperson in investment and retail banking, management consultant, business analyst and test consultant.
Silke is also an active member of the local agile and kanban community and started the WellingtonLimited WiP SocietyMeetup.