About Volker

Originally from Germany, Volker moved to the UK in 2001 to complete his studies. As well as finishing top of his class with a BEng (Hons) and an MBA he is a Master Practitioner in NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming), and a mindfulness trainer. 

Volker also holds qualifications in Strength Coaching, Business and Life Coaching, Emotional Intelligence, as well as therapy.

Having held leadership positions and managed teams of 60+ people throughout his career, he also has extensive leadership experience, working with founders and CEOs of organisations of all sizes. 

Throughout his life he has learned to adapt, change, fit in, stand-up and succeed, overcoming many of life’s challenges along the way.

As well as having an incredibly strong work ethic, Volker is passionate about spending time with his family, while also maintaining a 5 am routine, which includes meditation, exercise and journaling. 

Studying part-time for his Psychotherapy qualification, Volker has also launched two highly successful podcasts, written a book on success, all whilst transitioning from a full-time role to an interim and fractional consulting role. 

While he recognises the privilege of being a straight, white cis-male, he remains curious and empathetic, to create an inclusive coaching environment.


Become a better leader.


Increase your revenue.


Improve your team.

/ Advising

Grow your business.

/ Counselling

For you and your team.

Stories of Success (Podcast)

Volker first ventured into podcasting in 2018 with his podcast ‘Stories for Success’. Dubbed as the ‘Tim Ferriss’ of Europe, he interviewed close to 100 high achievers, entrepreneurs, consultants, visionaries, coaches, and mentors about the processes and habits that fuelled their success. Using the knowledge gained from these inspirational leaders, he then wrote his bestselling book Principles for Success.

Man Up Man Down (Podcast)

In 2022 Volker and his friend David Pawsey launched ‘Man Up / Man Down’, a podcast for middle aged men. They discuss, and interview experts, on the pressures of being a man, approaching middle age. They have also hosted the first of many planned live events.

Principles for Success (Book)

In today’s world, it is more important than ever to cut through the noise and stand out to be successful. Whether that is through building your own venture or flying high in the corporate world, the end game is to achieve “success”.

In his book ‘Principles for Success: What does Success Really Mean?, Volker distils his findings from what high achievers and visionary leaders define as success.