Based in Hong Kong, China


Dagmar has worked in Strategic HR Management for BASF in Europe and Asia triggering mainly the question: how to translate strategic goals into people-related leadership concepts and HR policies. She therefore mainly worked in Learning and Development, Performance Management and in change management projects. She co-lead the transformation of a Shanghai based production joint venture to become one of the most innovative sights in China.

With her company Ignition Global Ltd. she supports companies to lead teams to better innovation results and to manage the transition to new thinking and handling of change. Her focus remains to unleash the power of people to overcome organizational and mindset barriers. She facilitates small- and large group workshops to ignite creativity, growth mindset and learning agility into teams. She loves her work with (culturally) diverse teams as they combine the strengths that innovations need.

She loves Asia, is passionate about dancing and music, and loves a good sense of humour .

Area of expertise:

  • Change Management
  • Performance Management
  • Culture Transformation


  • Master in International Political Economy
  • Bachelor Business Administration
  • Certified Co-active Coach CPCC and Coach-for-innovators

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