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Elise (1963) spent her childhood in an international environment. After studying Physiotherapy and Manual Therapy, she worked in a general hospital for 10 years and had her own practice. She developed an interest in healthy work environments and their impact on employee development. She decided to supplement her work with studying Social, occupational and Organisational Psychology. She graduated with a Master’s degree cum laude in 1996. Elise is a registered member of the Netherlands Institute of Psychologists (NIP).

In the same year, she began working for Shell International as a consultant. Elise has many years of experience in guiding groups and individuals through learning processes in international organisations. She speaks Dutch, fluent English, and competent French, and handles projects in the Netherlands and abroad for her clients, international groups for the corporate community.

Elise is motivated by learning and developing, both through personal growth and organisational evolution. Her conviction is that actual, meaningful changes come from the inside. Elise develops programmes and, as a process coach, is closely involved in the implementation process. Her guidance is characterised by an open, encouraging style where she engages with the participants to seek underlying values and realisations.