Consulting. Below the surface.

Developing leadership and social competencies to optimize performance: A challenge faced by many cooperation’s today. Independent of whether or not a new strategy is being implemented, if a cooperation is facing new challenges, or if the qualities of the leadership team are constantly improved. The Vienna Consulting Group, ensures that a company’s leadership becomes even more effective. With extraordinary know-how, personalized solutions and select consultants.

“Whoever stays on the surface, will only achieve a superficial effect. We stand for Consulting, that digs deep into challenges faced, in order to maximize and focus leadership potential. We solely work below the surface. Only this approach enables leadership and organizations to advance.”

Mag. Martin Engelberg
Partner VCG

About us

Multi-professional. Over one-dimensional.

The Vienna Consulting Group is a multiprofessional Team consisting of experienced international consultants and experts. Guaranteeing all-round expertise for unique challenges.

Awesome. Over Average

The Vienna Consulting Group supports leaders and executives with the development and implementation of their business strategy as well as change and transformation processes.

Depth. Over surface.

The Vienna Consulting Group represents long term experience in the field of consulting and developing organizations, leadership, teams and cooperation’s through the application of psychoanalytic insights.

Personalization. Over standardization.

The Vienna Consulting Group applies personalized tools based on the specific challenges faced. This includes team coaching’s and workshops with executive leaders, team development, individual leadership development as well as talent-management programs.


Model.Over Standard.

The Vienna Consulting Group offers customized performance consulting based on an advanced model. The Lencioni-Pyramid merges two priorities for highly effective leadership: Trust and Results.

The Lencioni-Pyramid: Success factors for top-performance

The Lencioni-Pyramid provides direction, such dysfunctions of a leadership team and associated consequences (e.g. artificial harmony based on fear of conflict, ambiguity through lack of commitment, and low standards by avoiding of responsibilities) which can successfully be overcome. Mutual trust, a productive conflict resolution culture, commitment to define goals, responsibility for communal success and focus on results, are an essential base for leadership success. The personalized consulting services offered by the Vienna Consulting Group, implement success factors for leadership and organizations while simultaneously improving the core of an organization.

Our Team

The Vienna Consulting Group Team, lead by Martin Engelberg, guarantees the multi-professional width and depth necessary in consulting leaders today. The international consultants have access to extraordinary leadership experiences and highly specific expertise. Corporate experience in combination with psychoanalytic competencies differentiate the Vienna Consulting Group. For effective consulting and for leadership teams with top-performance.

Martin Engelberg, MBA

  • Master of Business Administration, psychoanalyst, consultant and coach
  • Executive partner of the Vienna Consulting Group
  • Associate professor at the Vienna University for Business and Economics.

Verena Tatra, MBA

Co-operation Partner
  • Industrial psychologist, psychoanalyst and group analyst
  • Team and organizational consultant
  • Experienced training and seminar facilitator for leadership development

Mathias Lohmer, PhD

Co-operation Partner
  • Certified psychologist, psychoanalyst, supervisor, organizational consultant and coach
  • Executive partner of M19-Manufaktur and partner of IPOM
  • Author of numerous books and articles addressing the topics of leadership, change and psychodynamic consulting

Kornelia Steinhardt, PhD

Co-operation Partner
  • Social scientist and group analyst
  • Director of the supervision and coaching training program at the University of Vienna
  • Associate professor at various European universities

Georg Horacek, PhD

Senior Consultant
  • Human resources professional with long term experience (Senior Vice President Human Resources OMV AG, HR Director Lafarge Perlmooser AG, Management Development Officer Unilever GmbH)
  • Long term director of the ÖPWZ Forum for human resources
  • Associate professor at the Vienna University for Business and Economics.


Jochen Overlack, PhD

Co-operation Partner
  • Coach for high level executives
  • Former long term consultant with McKinsey and Company in Germany and United States

Daniel Vasella, MD

Senior Expert
  • Consultant and coach
  • Former long term CEO and Chairman of Novartis AG
  • Medical Doctor and Graduate of Harvard Business School
  • Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Basel


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VCG Vienna Consulting Group GmbH
Rudolfsplatz 9 (Eingang Gölsdorfg. 3), A-1010 Wien
Tel: 01 533 58 36