Heike Caban

Management Consultant Human Resources
Founder of gedankenberaten
Graduated and certified business coach
Signee of "Charta der Vielfalt, Wirtschaftskammer Wien"
Member of Experts Group HR, "UBIT Wien"


Education and qualification:

  • Master degree in international business administration at the Vienna University of Economics and Business with a major in human resource management and international business, thesis on generations at work
  • Graduated and certified business coach (ISO 17024) at "Wifi Wien"
  • Train-the-trainer ("Trainerakademie") at "Wifi Wien"
  • Further education in the areas of human resource management, personnel development, labour law, diversity management, gender mainstreaming and ongoing trainings in business coaching


Career development:

  • Since 2015, Management Consultant focusing on human resource management
  • 14 years of experience in various generalist roles within the area of human resource management (e.g. HR Business Partner)
  • Industry experience in banking, finance and IT
  • Experience in a large Austrian group as well as a medium-sized Russian subsidiary


What I stand for:

Openness: I prefer direct and open communication and put trust into working relations
Authenticity: My positive attitude and my humour support me during my actions
Reliability: I am result driven and strong in getting things done which underlines my high standard for perfection


What distinguishes my work:

Accuracy: My work approach is analytical and structured, I have a very high demand for quality of the result
Goal-orientation: My good perception and my solution oriented approach support me in complex working situations
Empathy: I listen carefully and create an appreciative cooperation



I am originally coming from the beautiful countryside of southern "Burgenland", Austria. I have been living in Vienna since 2000.
In return for work, I enjoy sports (jogging, hiking and playing volleyball), I like to cook for my family and I am very keen on travelling.