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Katrin Leksa

Director, Advisory

Katrin Leksa is a Senior Executive advisor based in Germany, who focuses her support on General Counsel, Heads of Legal Operations and their teams. More specifically, Katrin helps clients identify and solve problems related to optimal resource allocation, process improvement, strategy development & metrics design, leveraging technology & analytics, talent development and legal risk management processes. Most recently, clients have been leveraging Katrin's expertise to support their transformation efforts and to ''future proof'' their Legal department.

Prior to supporting Legal & Compliance executives, Katrin worked extensively with Finance executives, helping CFOs build their finance talent strategies, supporting FP&A teams on their journey to providing greater insight and advising on shared service center creation. She has experience facilitating client workshops, running multi-client webinars and live meetings.

Previous experience

Prior to working as an executive advisor, Katrin worked in new business development at Gartner, helping to grow Gartner's client base in EMEA. She has experience managing and coaching sales teams.

Areas of coverage

Risk Management Process

Legal and Compliance Technology and Analytics

Legal Operations and Department Management


Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude, Economics, Duke University.

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