Nicole Heimann
Speaker, Executive Coach, Author
Impacting millions of lives for the better through working with the boards, CEOs and the C-Suite on strong and authentic leadership alliances. On this mission, Nicole takes you on a journey by challenging the status quo, leaving you enriched with deep insights and simplified solutions.
Nicole Heimann

About Me


Nicole Heimann is the Founder and Co-CEO of Heimann Cvetkovic & Partners AG, a award-winning Boutique Executive Advisory Firm of world’s leading experts in leadership alliances. The company has won the Global Excellence Award as the Best Executive Coaching & Advisory Firm in Switzerland 2021.

Nicole has been an entrepreneur since 1999 and is a trusted Executive Advisor and a multi-award winning CEO & C-Suite Coach specialised in authentic leadership and leadership alliances. She is the author of the book How to Develop the Authentic Leader in You – Integrating the Seven Dimensions of Leadership Intelligence and a Keynote Speaker Authentic Leadership, Coaching Leaders from Good to Great and Leadership Alliances for Growth.

Nicole was recognized as one of the 15 World Class Mentors 2021 by IFLD (International Federation of Learning and Development), became part of the IFLD Hall of Fame and has been honored by peopleHum's list of top 200 global Thought Leaders to follow in 2021. In 2020, she has been nominated as one of the Top 20 Learning Professionals 2020 by the IFLD and was honored with the Leading Global Coach Award 2019 by Dr. Marshall Goldsmith at the Thinkers 50 in London.

She has been named by IndustryWired as one of the Top 10 Most Influential Leaders 2021 and as one of the Top50 Global Thought Leaders and Influencers by Thinkers360. Nicole is a member of the prestigious 100Coaches, of the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and is the biographer of Dr. Marshall Goldsmith in the full feature movie documentary “The Earned Life”.

Nicole’s signature program is The Leadership Alliance Culture Program, designed to create an intentional desired culture to support the organization’s Purpose, Vision and Business Strategy. As an expert in Authentic Leadership, Nicole’s work has been published in Leader-to-Leader Magazine, she contributes regularly to the Swiss Online Economics magazine, Moneycab, is an Associate Partner for Leadership Expertise at C-Level AG, the leading Top-Executive Community in Switzerland and an inspirational speaker at both corporate and leadership conferences.

Nicole has spent over two decades coaching and training geographically diverse teams of some of the world’s most successful companies. Her clients include large international companies with multicultural teams in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the USA, such as ALCAN, AREVA, BASF, BERTELSMANN, COCA COLA, COOP, CONSTELLIUM, DAIMLER CORPORATE REAL ESTATE, EVONIK (GLOBAL), BERTELSMANN, ARVATO SYSTEMS, HAPA AG (COESIA GROUP), INTERAPP, JET AVIATION, METRO CASH & CARRY, LUFTHANSA CARGO, OERLIKON, REWE GROUP, TAKEDA, VESTAS, TRONOX, UNIVERSITÄTSSPITAL ZÜRICH and others.

Awards & Recognitions

100 Coaches
Top 25
Hall of Fame
TOP 2020
Heimann Cvetkovic & Partners
Leading Global Coach
#Endorsements speaking

It was a real pleasure to work with Nicole as a renowned guest speaker and experienced moderator at our flagship event and our exclusive C-level community at the top management level. Her authenticity, her passion for the Leadership Alliance topic, her curiosity, her deep knowledge and her enthusiasm are contagious. She is unfailingly generous with her insights and support to inspire, inform and mobilize. It is always a pleasure to work with her – because you learn a lot (often about yourself) in the process.

Vanessa Foser
CEO & President of the Board C-Level AG – the leading Top-Manager Community in Switzerland

I had the privilege to have Nicole as a speaker at our Empathic Change summit last year. Nicole luminously closed our conference with her Keynote on „What’s Love Got To Do With It?“. She masterfully brought love in leadership to life and touched the whole audience in a deep way. She authentically embodies her message and inspired everyone in the room with her presence, style and charisma. In my 13 years of professional experience as a curator for C-Level events this has been truly one of the best talks I witnessed. I therefore strongly recommend Nicole

Dr. Hagen Streb
curator interactive summits, Dr. Streb & Collegen GmbH
How to Develop the Authentic Leader in You
"How to Develop the Authentic Leader in You“

Achieving your full leadership potential based on your authentic strength is a must for high achievers. It’s not just in turbulent times and times of change that it’s important to be able to deploy your own powerful resources.

What people say about the book

“An excellent, thoughtful read to discover new dimensions of authentic leadership, highly recommended for leaders who want to create strong and sustainable leadership alliances. This book is a must!

Author of the New York Times #1 bestseller “Triggers” and “What got you here, won’t get you there.”

"I love the simplicity, organization, reflection & action exercises. You have found simplicity in complexity in your non-linear approach to help us discover our core truth and transcend linear thinking and enter authentic cooperative leadership from inside out! Bravo! "

Feyzi Fatehi
CEO & Chairman Corent Technology, Inc.

"How to Develop the Authentic Leader in You“ is one of the best books I have read in a while and will now be part of my favorites. The book pulls together so many perspectives that I have read in different books and articles however this book helps makes sense of all the connections between the insights. The 7 Dimensions of Leadership Intelligence are thought provoking and scary at the same time. I learnt so much on my journey through the book and had many ‘Ahha’ moments! Very thought provoking and meaningful book that put a fresh perspective on authentic leadership."

Rochelle Chopamba
Head of HR Europe and Canada Takeda
Nicole Heimann

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