Gina is a scientist-practitioner and applies her research knowledge and findings in customized leadership programs for diversity, women leadership, and global top talent development for clients across the EMEA region. Together with Philips and Wharton, she co-wrote the winning case in the 2011 EFMD Excellence in Practice Awards on Philips Octagon.
Gina uses her knowledge and research experience in cross-cultural leadership, especially in the region of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) for CCL’s research on leadership and diversity. She uses a range of methodical approaches to answer questions about leaders’ career development, leadership and gender, globally responsible leadership, and leadership challenges around the world. She has managed the development of Global6, a new 360-degree feedback tool for global leadership.
Before joining CCL, Gina has consulted on quality management in German healthcare, on organizational change, and leadership development in the automotive industry.
Gina is the representative of CCL’s Research in the EMEA region. She is leading CCL’s study on ?Careers in 21st Century Europe?, where a global team of CCL researchers and academic professors explore how culture and gender influence the development of leadership careers in various European countries. She speaks and presents on leadership and diversity to both scholars and practitioners. Gina is a key researcher on current projects around leadership and sustainability, social identity and diversity. She is also one of the drivers in broadening of CCL’s evaluation capacity in the EMEA region.
Gina holds a degree in psychology from the University of Munich, Germany, and a PhD in Management from Aston Business School, UK. She also has a post-graduate certificate from Aston for teaching and learning in Higher Education, approved by the Higher Education Academy, UK.
Gina’s research has been published in research scholarly journals such as the European Journal of Work & Organizational Psychology, Journal of Managerial Psychology, International Journal of Cross-cultural Competence and Management, or the Journal of Global Responsibility. Her work has been mentioned in the Financial Times, various publications of the Center for Creative Leadership, and the German Magazine of Personnel Leadership (Personalführung). Gina is a member of member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), the Academy of Management (AoM), European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP), and the International Association of Cross-Cultural Psychology (IACCP).