Become the best version of yourself

Become the best version of yourself

When your priority is to hit your targets and get the best out of your team, your well-being as a leader gets put on the back burner. This impacts your work performance, relationships with family, friends, and colleagues, and ultimately your state of mind. You might feel stuck and feel it’s time for change.

UK based, Volker helps you transform your life, so you can become a more authentic leader of yourself and others. He will help you build new habits and change your approach, outlook, leadership style and improve your emotional intelligence and productivity, for you to accomplish more.

This is why he founded Obnatus which means ‘Growing’ in Latin.


Become a better leader.


Increase your revenue.


Improve your team.

/ Advising

Grow your business.

/ Counselling

For you and your team.

About Obnatus

With several decades of sales and leadership experience, Volker has held C-level Chief Revenue Officer leadership positions with technology and SaaS companies. This included leading teams of 60+ people and managing revenue in excess of $100m.

Having experienced redundancies himself, Volker has constantly adapted and re-invented himself, resulting in a lifelong hunger for constant learning and growth.

Effectively adapting to change and upheaval has been a constant in his life – whether that’s moving from one culture to another (from Germany, to the US, to the UK), changing jobs or developing his coaching and leadership skills.

Volker is a qualified Master Practitioner in NLP and a Mindfulness Trainer. He is also a member of the Association for Coaching and The Association for NLP and is a qualified therapist.

His MBA thesis was on Emotional Intelligence (EQ). He is certified as a Strength Coach and Business and Life Coach.

In the last 5 years alone, Volker has coached over 500 hours, including leaders at PepsiCo, Sky, JCDecaux, Boots, Eni, General Electric, DHL and many more.

With his experience of high-pressured sales environments, juggling family and leadership responsibilities, as well as his wide-ranging experience in Executive Coaching, Leadership Development, and Therapy, he has all the tools to help you get over the hurdles life often throws at us.



“Volker was always a great coach and mentor when working with him during the challenging times at RocketFuel. I highly recommend him as a sales coach.”

Tim Offermann, Rocketfuel

“We hired Volker to explore a different segment of the industry and bang on he delivered a value proposition that landed with the target audience. He is smart, knowledgeable and understand product positioning and strategy well”

Juergen Galler, CEO, 1plusX

“Volker coached me effectively to find a new career path. His excellent knowledge about human nature and his people skills, asking the right questions, helped me to explore and succeed. I would always recommend him as a personal development and career coach.”

Marco G, Senior Manager, Consulting

“I hired Volker as a strategic advisor. His input regarding product and marketing proved invaluable to the company and helped us massively to attract the right attention in the industry. I would happily hire him again for any role involving product positioning and goto market strategy.”

Nick Ellis, CEO and Founder

“I had a very good session with Volker Ballueder. It helped me a lot on the issues I presented and gave me tools to get to a solution.”



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