Professor Toegel is a teacher, facilitator and researcher in the areas of leadership and human behavior. Specialized in providing one-to-one leadership coaching and team-building workshops to top management teams in both the public and private sector, her major research focuses on leadership development, team dynamics, and coaching.
Ginka Toegel has also been involved in executive programs at London Business School and Duke Corporate Education. She has directed or taught on leadership development programs for companies such as ABB, BASF, Bayer, Commerzbank, DSM, Gasco, Generali, Heineken, Kone, Metinvest, Nestle, Neste Oil, PNB, Sumitomo, Swisscom, UEFA, WWF as well as many other organizations. She received the Innovation in Teaching Award at London Business School in 2001 and a Major Review Teaching Prize at the London School of Economics in 2006.
Professor Toegel has published articles among others in the Academy of Management Journal, Harvard Business Review, and Sloan Management Review. She has served as a Program Chair and a Division Chair on the Board of the Management Consulting Division of the Academy of Management. She received the Best Symposium Award of the AOM Management & Education Division (2002), the MCD Award for outstanding practice based paper (2005), and awards for outstanding service as AOM division reviewer (2006 and 2007).
Prior to commencing her academic career, she worked as a psychotherapist and as a senior manager in a non-profit organization.
She holds PhDs from Leipzig University and London Business School