Sigrid Mayer

Senior con­sul­tant of ESBC
Business coach and mentor
New work expert
Lekturer for trans­for­ma­tion design

Focus: New Work, Transformation Design, Corporate Identity


German, English, Italian

Core com­pe­ten­ces & background


  • Architect, Certified Initial Consultant for Building Greening
  • Lecturer for Transformation Design at the FH Joanneum Graz
  • Systemic coach and men­tor for young (female) managers
  • Certified Marketing Businesswoman, Marketing Interim Manager

Professional back­ground

  • 20 years of manage­ment expe­ri­ence as Director for Marketing, Innovations, Products & Design in the fur­ni­ture and light­ing industry
  • Member of manage­ment boards of owner-mana­ged, lis­ted, inter­na­tio­nally active inno­va­tion lea­ders, incl. pro­cu­ra­tion. 18-month lea­der­ship cur­ri­cu­lum with 360° feedback
  • Founder and Managing Director of the manage­ment con­sul­tancy EIGENSINN — giving change a ROOM
  • Expert for new working envi­ron­ments. Accompaniment in spa­tial trans­for­ma­tion pro­ces­ses. Participative staff work­shops, impulse lec­tures, etc.
    Jury mem­ber of the Gender & Diversity Scholarships of the Vienna Chamber of Commerce, as well as of various Design Awards
  • Transformation and Workplace Consultant, co-aut­hor of “SUREAL — Sustainable Responsive Art Lab”, using the exam­ple of Merkur Campus Graz (2020/2021)
  • Guest aut­hor of “Glück Macht Erfolg — Wie Glück zu mehr Rendite führt” (Dorette Segschneider, FAZ-Verlag, 2014)
  • Initiator of the first trend report “Spaces of Work” (Zukunftsinstitut Wien, Royal College of Art London, Bene AG, 2008/2014)

Focal points around Design and Change

Change and transformation
Project manage­ment and markt­ing expertise
Design and crea­tive space
Ergonomics and design for workplaces


Sigrid lives with her hus­band in Vienna and Trieste. She is the initia­tor and mas­ter­mind of MEI MEIDLING — Das par­ti­zi­pa­tive Klima-Grätzl Projekt. Furthermore, she is an enthu­si­a­stic com­pa­n­ion of a five-year-old in an SOS Children’s Village. Through her civil society enga­ge­ments, she wants to set impul­ses and sti­mu­late the dis­cus­sion of soci­ally and future-rele­vant topics.

Sigrid Mayer

“Giving change SPACE and TIME!“