Pernille Plantener

Coach, coach & Facilitator

"What is in the way, is the way.“

Guthrie Sayen

About Pernille Plantener

  • Jahr­gang 1962
  • Nationality: Danish
  • Residence: Stevns/Denmark
  • Field of work: International
  • Languages: Danish/English

Areas of expertise

In align­ment with NonVi­ol­ent Commu­nic­a­tion and recent find­ings from neuroscience:

  • Facil­it­at­ing hard conver­sa­tions — includ­ing when power, priv­ilege, race or culture plays a role

  • Transformational coaching: Body-mind-spirit-community approach for lasting change in individuals and groups. Replacing relational pain with mutually supportive patterns

  • Reconciling the inner world - tranforming the inner critic.

  • Restor­at­ive justice mediation.

  • Training leaders and entrepreneurs in coaching skills.

  • Nature-based transformational team and individual processes

Selected clients 

  • The Danish Police
  • Rigshospitalet (The National Hospital), Denmark
  • The Gotved institute, Denmark
  • Leadership That Works, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Dominika Jasinska of Gdansk, Poland
  • Babska Dzungla, Warsaw, Poland
  • Leance, Krakow, Poland
  • LIVKOM, Denmark
  • The Animals' Protection, Denmark
  • Emma Collins Coach­ing, Switzerland)

Educa­tion and training 

  • Certi­fied Coach­ing for Tran­form­a­tion coach (Lead­er­ship That Works)
  • Certified mentor, PCC level (Lead­er­ship That Works)
  • Certi­fied Trainer for Nonvi­ol­ent Commu­nic­a­tion (Center for Nonvi­ol­ent Communication)
  • Rebuilding Your Brain for Empathy (Sarah Peyton)
  • Parts work, Deepening your Confidence (Guthrie Sayen) Power, Priv­ilege, Rank and Culture 9 months‘ educa­tion (Lead­er­ship That Works). Train­ing as restor­at­ive justice mediator
  • Brain seminar (NICABM)
  • Trauma seminar (NICABM)
  • Process consultancy (Attractor)
  • Project manage­ment (Danish Leaders)
  • Agricultural Business and Technology (Selandia CEU). Professional education in Organic Farming (The Organic Agricultural College)


  • Since 2015: Faculty and mentor at the coaching training institute Leadership That Works, Pennsylvania, United States
  •  2015: Co-authored the professional manual 'At Eye'level with the Victim of Violence
  • Since 2014: Development and execution of several coach training programs in Europe
  • Since 2012: independent consultant and owner of Busi­ness­By­Heart with tasks within educa­tion, coach­ing, and project management.
  • 1999-2012: Inspection and advisor of green oil. Team Leader, fundraiser and head of 20+ projects, mainly at Gefion.
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