With 30 years of international experience in leadership development and finance, multilingual Adi Breuer possesses a unique global cultural orientation, having worked across North America, Europe, Africa and Asia. He coaches and consults on IT & Management, project management, and HR management; and is adept with banking, international trade finance, and setting up operations for startups. A multi-faceted professional, Adi’s competencies also include commercial real estate development.
From 2001, he has consulted and coached teams and individuals on professional and personal change initiatives. He is the Founder and Managing Director of Paradigm Shifters Consulting LLC, leading a team of professional consultants educated in the firm’s seven-step approach to helping businesses align their employees and organizational goals. He developed these techniques after a long and storied career as an executive and entrepreneur; prior to Paradigm Shifters Consulting, Mr. Breuer founded several management consulting firms in Japan and Germany that resulted in the successful startup of companies in diverse industries.
Adi has collaborated with organizations such as the United Nations, educational institutions like Duke University, and companies such as BMW, Siemens, Deutsche Bank, UBS, Daimler, Lufthansa, Deutsche Bahn, and Novatek.
Recognizing the role of ICT in today’s dynamic business landscape, Adi provides virtual leadership development and coaching courses, and has designed webinars and workshops to this end. He has also successfully co-designed and led several outdoor workshops for businesses and private individuals, including a weekend offsite retreat “Freedom Retreat”.
He complements his practical experience with relevant credentials, including accreditation as an ICF Certified Professional Coach (PCC), Certified Professional Co-active Coach (The Coaches Training Institute), Organizational and Relationship Systems Coaching (CRR Global), Certification in the Administration of Psychometric Assessments (MBTI), and 360 Degree Assessments (Center for Creative Leadership).
He has also been certified by several higher education institutions in: Types of Conflict, Conflict Resolution Skills and Intercultural Communication and Conflict Resolution (University of California), Positive Psychology (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) and Managing Talent and Inspiring and Motivating Individuals (The University of Michigan).
Adi Breuer remains au courant with developments in his field, and leverages his experience and expertise, through his membership in the Foreign Correspondent’s Club of Japan.
He is fluent in German, English, and Japanese, and speaks conversational French. A native of Germany living in Japan with his wife and children, Mr. Breuer lives a personal life as diverse as his professional career.