Managing Director

Gernot Winter, DI, CMC, CSE


Organisational-Consultant, Management-Trainer, Business-Mediator, Coach
Specialist for Mindfulness, Resilience

Managing Director 
WINTER Leadership GmbH

Portrait in Brief


  • Personality Development & Personnel Development
    1999 Founding of Gernot Winter Business Consultancy

    * Accreditation as trainer and consultant in interpersonal communication
    * Accreditation in coaching, executive coaching
    * Additional certification in corporate training and consultancy

    * Additional certification in task-based learning/outdoor methodologies
    * Study and additional certification in diagnostic and analytical tools
    * Additional certification in solution-oriented intervention techniques
    * Additional certification in systemic structural approaches
    * Additional certification integral methodologies
    * Additional certification in resilient management
    * Additional `Train-the-Trainer` certification in Mindful Leadership

    * Accreditation as a Certified Management Consultant, CMC
    * Accreditation as a Certified Supervisory Expert, CSE

  • Conflict Management, Business Mediation and Crisis Management
    2001 Conflict - Mediation – Crisis added to business portfolio
    2002 Founding of Stucki Programme Hager & Winter OEG

    * Accreditation in business mediation and alternative dispute resolution in accordance with Austrian Civil Mediation Act, ZivMediatG
    * Additional certification in business mediation
    * Qualified in court-annexed mediation
    * Additional certification in conflict management
    * Additional certification in techniques of solution-oriented intervention
    * Additional certification in systemic methodologies

    * Officially registered as a mediator with the Austrian Federal Ministry of Justice

  • Organisational Development, Division- and Teambuilding
    2006 Organisational development added to business portfolio
    2008 Formation of WINTER Leadership GmbH, Salzburg - Vienna - Kitzbühel

    * Additional certification in strategic organisational development
    * Additional certification in methods of change facilitation
    * Additional certification in future-oriented processes, such as visioning and strategy development
    * Additional certification in resilient life and organisational management
    * Additional `Train-the-Trainer` certification in Mindful Leadership & in developing organisational mindfulness
    * Additional certification in project management


  • Academic studies and university degree in civil engineering with a business emphasis
    Executive in the international construction industry
  • Specialised Project-Management Experience
    Executive for transnational engineering, communication-technology and new-media projects
  • Managing Director of a family-owned construction company
  • Executive with international corporations

Key aspects / Focus

  • Organisational Development, Divison- and Team-Building
  • Visioning processes and change management in a business context
  • Mindful Leadership
  • Mindful Organisations
  • Personnel and Personal(ity) Development
  • Executive Coaching
  • Resilience in personal(ity) and organisations
  • Organisational agility
  • Business ethics and values in corporate governance and human resource management
  • Conflict Resolution, Business Mediation and Crisis Management
  • Mediation and alternative dispute resolution in business
  • Mediation of rapidly escalating conflicts and court-annexed proceedings
  • Establishment of a consensual conflict culture in economic fields
  • Company Succession

Organisations / Functions

  • Chairman as well as board- and commitee-member of UBIT Professional Group at the Salzburg Economic Chambers
  • Committee Member of Professional Association of UBIT Professional Group at the Austrian Economic Chambers
  • Vice Chairman of GO UB at the Austrian Economic Chambers

  • Former Chairman of the Austrian Association for Court-Annexed Proceedings / ‘Österreichischer Verband für Mediation gerichtsanhängiger Verfahren’, VMG 
  • Member of the `Austrian Association of Mediatiors`, ÖBM
  • Spokesman for the 'Business Mediation' Professional Group at the Salzburg Economic Chambers

  • Member of the 'Company Transfer & Company Succession' Professional Group at the Austrian Economic Chambers
  • Member of the 'Business Training and Coaching’ Professional Group at the Austrian Economic Chambers




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