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About Karolina Gwinner

Karolina is a high-energy and performance-driven leadership expert. She has a strong track record working on leadership development, employee engagement and wellbeing projects across APAC with a wide variety of Fortune 500 companies. Her core expertise lies in empowering leaders and their teams to show up at their best and become more intentional about investing their energy and attention into what matters. As a result, they are more engaged and fulfilled at work, able to improve and sustain their high performance and make a bigger positive impact on their organisations.

Karolina has empowered, inspired and energised leaders of top organisations including: AON, Mastercard, Standard Chartered, AIA, DBS Bank, Barclays, PGIM, Columbia Threadneedle, Credit Suisse, Willis Towers Watson, GSK, Roche, MSD, Mazars, PwC, DB Schenker, Agilent Technologies, Honeywell, Fuji Xerox, Changi Airports International, Raffles Hotel, Lum Chang Building Contractors and many others.

Here are some of Karolina’s accomplishments:

  • In 2023 Karolina has attained Certificates in Creating Leadership Development Programs as well as Virtual Instructional Design from a highly reputable, global Association for Talent Development ATD.
  • In 2021 she has earned a Brain-Based Coaching Certificate from NeuroLeadership Institute that provides her a strong research-based foundation in neuroscience and its application in leadership development.
  • In 2019 Karolina was nominated as the Knowledge Partner of Women Leaders Institute.
  • In 2018, she co-authored the book titled “Breakthrough: Secrets Of Growth, Happiness And Bouncebacks From Women Around The World” that aims at helping women leaders discover what truly matters to them and find courage to act on it.
  • Since 2016 she has been collaborating with the Women in Leadership Summit in APAC and her workshops have proven to be extremely popular with women leaders at all levels.
  • Karolina is a Speaker Training Lead for KeyNote Women Speakers, a professional member of Asia Professional Speakers Association APSS, Global Speakers Federation GSF, Association for Talent Development ATD, Virtual Speakers Association International VSAI.

Watch Karolina In Action


How to become a better leader: watch out for a triviality trap!


How to maintain your energy level and high performance


What happens if you focus on what you CAN do versus what you can’t do?


What makes an engaging and effective facilitator?

Karolina Loves Virtual Sessions

Karolina’s Clients

Clients who have engaged Karolina Gwinner as a Leadership Speaker, Virtual Facilitator, Corporate Trainer and Executive Coach include: