Vanessa Dietzel is a leadership coach and organisational development consultant, co-author of The Performance Curve, as well as a breathwork therapist and yoga teacher. This unique combination enables her to help her clients achieve top performance in a sustainable and purpose-led way.


A coach and consultant for over 20 years, Vanessa combines six years in strategy consulting with expertise in executive and personal development. She has co-created several flagship corporate leadership development programs and also works with leadership teams on both specific business challenges and wider organisational/cultural transformation programs. She is highly skilled at helping senior leaders improve their effectiveness at how they lead, both as individuals and groups, and also coaches individuals in achieving their professional and personal goals. She has an ability to bring out the best in people and puts clients through their paces with a great sense of fun and partnership.


Vanessa is dedicated to creating networks of practitioners supporting leaders in creating organisations in which everyone thrives, and has been serving on the executive team of the International Breathwork Foundation for several years.


Vanessa started her career as a management consultant at Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in London and Sydney. She was a core member of the strategy and organisation practice areas and served clients on their most pressing business challenges across a wide range of industries, including media, retail, consumer goods, manufacturing, telecoms and financial services. Whilst at BCG, she gained operational experience on a secondment to the UK’s largest women’s active wear retailer as Head of Direct Sales.

  • B.Sc. in International Relations, London School of Economics
  • Certificate in Business and Personal Coaching (ICF accredited), additional training in team coaching
  • Certified in The Leadership Circle Profile, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
  • Certified Breathwork therapist and Yoga teacher
  • Trainings in systemic constellations and other personal and group development techniques 

Based in the UK seaside town of Margate, Vanessa works with clients all around the world.