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



"A true professional who is mindful in her approach and instinctively knows how best to support you - when to listen, when to help unpack thinking and even when to politely challenge. An invaluable guide in helping me navigate an ambitious career transition - and I now feel more empowered than ever to be forging a clear new path that reflects my values. In summary, coaching is an investment in your future that you won't regret."

Benjamin Head of International Marketing


"Working with SEVEN provided direction on how to take the next steps towards my change of career. The precise coaching process boosted my confidence allowing me to excel in conversations with senior professionals within different industries leading towards my goal."

William Scrum Master, Vodafone


"I found my sessions with SEVEN to be invaluable at teasing out what I wanted to achieve from my career. Based on our conversations, I gained not one but two of my dream jobs. If you are wondering whether to sign up for some careers coaching, I’d say - go for it. You never know where it will take you."

Rebecca Senior Consultant


"I really enjoyed the coaching journey that SEVEN guided me through. It was great how I always got something out of each session and even between sessions. Sometimes it would be a big revelation, sometimes a long term plan, sometimes a small actionable piece of advice. Sometimes something so deep it will always stay with me. By applying all of this I finally found the focus and the confidence I always needed. Thanks to that I managed to change my role, marking a pivotal step in my career."

Simone Software Engineering Manager