About Authentic Coaching

Each coaching assignment is a uniquely designed one-on-one learning alliance, tailored to achieve your personal and professional growth and development. At Authentic Coaching we understand that your life and business are your most valuable assets, too important to interfere without the appropriate knowledge and skill.



Elke Hanssmann holds a masters’ degree in coaching and mentoring (Oxford Brookes University, UK) and brings more than 15 years of experience working with a broad variety of clients. She has worked with expatriates and nationals in over 50 countries, and yet has not lost her curiosity and personal touch for each unique individual. It is her commitment to giving each client her very best that makes her stand out. Clients attest to her outstanding ability to create a safe reflective space in which the tandem features of challenge and support bring out the best in her clients.


About Elke


English, German, Spanish

Countries Elke Hanssmann has trained and consulted in:

  • Europe:
    Albania, Hungary, Germany, UK, Ireland, Spain, Italy, France, Czech Republic, Sweden, Portugal, Turkey, Russia
  • Asia:
    Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, India, Tadzhikistan,
  • Africa:
    Morocco, Tunisia, Zambia, South Africa.
  • Middle East:
    Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, UAE.
  • Latin America:
    Ecuador, Argentina, Costa Rica, Brazil, Uruguay
  • USA & Canada
    Georgia, California, Colorado & Canada
  • Australia


MA Practical Coaching and Mentoring, Oxford Brookes University
Diploma in Theology and Cultural Anthropology, All Nations Christian College


  • MBTI Step I and Step II Certified Trainer and Consultant (OPP, Oxford, UK)
  • Disc: Certified Trainer (Knowledgeworkx, Dubai)
  • ICI: Certified Trainer & Facilitator (Knowledgeworkx, Dubai)
  • Time Mastery: Certified Practitioner & Coach (Knowledgeworkx, Dubai)