Coach Profile

Katy Trost

Executive Coach

Katy is an Executive & Business Coach to CEOs, founders, and entrepreneurial leaders. They partner with her to become more effective leaders, improve performance, and reach the next level in their career.

Katy is certified through iPEC, the highest-rated coaching school in the US, PCC accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF), and a Gazelle’s Scaling Up Coach. She combines the leadership methodologies of iPEC™ and the Conscious Leadership Group™ with the EOS™ model, The Table Group™ principles, and the Scaling Up™ framework, a series of one-page tools which more than 70,000 firms globally have used to successfully scale.
Katy is a Founders Advisor at Founders Forum, the Virtual Advisory Board (VAB), and a coach to the cohort of the Tech Nation Upscale Program, the PwC Fin-tech Scale Program, and the Mayor of London Mentoring Program. She partners with firms like Kindred Capital, Connect Ventures, Anthemis Ventures, Jigsaw, and Spinks Recruiting to support their portfolio founders.

Her work has been featured on Forbes, Success Magazine, Thrive Global, and multiple other media outlets. She partners with organisations like WeWork, Soho House, Home Grown, and Quinnipiac University to lead training on the topics of business, leadership, and high-performance psychology.
Born and raised in Germany, Katy spent four years traveling the world before moving to New York City. After multiple years in the VC/tech space in the US, she expanded her business to the UK, bringing a global perspective to her work with innovative and purpose-driven leaders and organisations.


  • Executive Coaching
  • Leadership Development
  • Performance Coaching
  • Business Coaching
  • People & Culture
  • Startups / Scaleups

Clients From

  • Vonder
  • Cognism
  • Greycroft
  • Crake Asset Management
  • Baxter Healthcare
  • Conde Nast
  • Columbia Care
  • LRC Group
  • Vice
  • Barclays Capital
  • Rothschild


  • IPEC (Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching)
  • PCC accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF)
  • Gazelle’s Scaling Up Coach


  • Business
  • Startups 
  • Investing
  • Leadership
  • Personal Development
  • Traveling
  • Kitesurfing
  • Meditation
  • Tennis
  • Reading



“I've made such jump in a few months. I've got my dream job, which is aligned with my values, my believe and my skills, and I've got a promotion! I feel like I've grown up a lot in a short period, as a person and as a professional. Now I have the right tools to pursue my path with serenity! Choosing Seven Career Coaching was the best thing to do ever!”

Julie Barrière SEVEN Coaching Client


“You come out of the process with new perspectives, a renewed sense of self-belief and a focus and determination to find that role which will truly inspire you. Don't think about it for too long - career consulting with Seven was worth the investment - it changed many of my perspectives and gave me many precious insights. ”

Alastair Wooler SEVEN Coaching Client