Alexia Michiels
Partner, Europe

Based in Switzerland, originally from Belgium, Alexia is co-founder of the Resilience Institute Europe.
After more than 10 years in the corporate world in marketing and media, Alexia moved to China where she became a professional certified coach and a yoga instructor. She decided then to devote her energy to empower individuals to enjoy a healthier and more fulfilling life.
Passionate about the resilience integral and practical approach, Alexia is a dynamic facilitator who will bring a “yoga” touch to her courses.

Alexia speaks French and English.
Phone: +41 76 783 2791

Laurent Levisalles
Partner, Europe

Based in France, Laurent is co-founder of the Resilience Institute Europe.
For 20 years Laurent held several positions as managing director in the retail industry in the US, Europe and China for start-ups and global companies. Following his strong appeal for Human Sciences, he spent much of his energy on people development and management.
Influenced by his experience in China, he became qigong instructor and incorporates qi-gong practices in his training sessions. Amongst his assignments, Laurent teaches in several business schools.
Laurent speaks French and English.
Phone: +33 6 9849 6238

Katrien Audenaert
Partner, Europe

Based in Belgium, Katrien joined the Resilience Institute after having lived several years in Shanghai and Hong Kong.

After 15 years of experience in the legal field (first as a legal advisor to the Belgian Prime Minister Dehaene and later as a Magistrate in the Belgian Constitutional Court), Katrien decided to make a career shift as an executive coach when she moved to Asia. She is certified to use the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®) and the Workplace Big 5.

Katrien has since then put her energy in helping people achieve their goals, lead with passion, purpose and presence.

Katrien speaks Dutch, French and English.
Phone: + (32) 471 63 43 84

Randall Zindler
Senior Consultant, Switzerland

Based in Lausanne, Randall is originally from the United States.
After working several years in disaster management, Randall worked in marketing with the Credit Suisse Group, and in leadership development with the Swissair Group. He then was the group CEO of an international NGO. Randall has been involved in many networks such as The World Economic Forum, EU-CORD, or YPO.

Academically, Randall has a global role as a Senior Teaching Fellow with the Leadership Centre of Lancaster University (UK). He is also a Doctoral Fellow with a research topic on leadership transition.

Randall speaks English.
Phone: +(41) 78 796 47 77

Carlota Simo
Senior Consultant, Germany

Based in Munich, originally from Spain, Carlota lived and worked 20 years in Germany, Ireland, India and China.
After a career as a lawyer in an international law firm and a mediator in a global tourism company, Carlota decided to follow her passion for human development and devote her career to executive coaching, focusing on leadership and creativity.
Carlota is a qualified executive coach and facilitator and is certified to use the Myers-Briggs Type indicator (MBTI®).
Carlota speaks Spanish, German and English.
Phone: +49-151-101-969-82

Marleen Weening
Consultant - Executive Coach - Switzerland

Originally from the Netherlands, Marleen is now based in Basel, Switzerland.

Marleen holds a degree in Economics/International Business. After years in recruitment and marketing, she decided to live and work internationally. Spending almost two decades in the UK, USA, Japan and the Czech Republic, she now decided to live and work in Basel.

Marleen studied the fields of neuroplasticity, positive psychology, Neuro Linguistic Programming, Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence for years and holds certificates in Coaching and Training. She is also certified to coach with the neurofeedback technology of HeartMath.

With great passion to work with different cultures, she is driven to support personal and organizational development.

Marleen speaks English and Dutch.

Rene Vollenbroek
Consultant - Executive Coach - The Netherlands

After working for almost thirty years for the Dutch police and the Public Prosecution, in different managerial positions and organizational development programs, René followed his heart and made a career switch and started his own company, with a strong focus on human science & development, organizational development and leadership.

René holds a Master of Science in Human Resources Management.

He is a certified executive (team) coach and a certified trainer in Realdrives, which can measure and gives an insight in the motivations of individuals and teams.

René speaks Dutch and English.

Maud Van Enkhuizen
Consultant, The Netherlands

With a background in criminology and psychology, Maud has 10 years’ experience working in the field of human motivation and development.

As a consultant, she has lead workshops on communication and change for both commercial and non-profit organisations. She also coaches young professionals to master stress and build resilience in challenging times and environments.

Maud is currently a yoga teacher. A “corporate yogi” herself, she is passionate about both mental and physical empowerment as a basis for delivering sustainable performance. Her approach brings a strong focus on action and practical implementation combined with awareness practices. She is certified to use the behavioural assessment tool DISC.

Maud speaks Dutch and English.

Daniela Thomas
Consultant - Executive Coach - Switzerland

Originally from Germany, Daniela is now based in Zurich, Switzerland.

With a degree in business administration, Daniela worked 15 years in human resources (mainly Talent Management) in Munich and Zurich before she started her own business in 2014.

“Building a revolutionary new & resilient working world” is her mission and passion.

She supports organizations, teams and individuals on their journey and enjoys her work as an executive coach, speaker, facilitator & enabler.

Daniela speaks German and English.

Benoit Greindl
Strategic Advisor - Europe

Based in Switzerland, originally from Belgium, Benoit is an entrepreneur.

He spent 25 years of his business life developing commercial real estate services companies in Europe, America and Asia where he lived during 5 years.

Convinced that entrepreneurship is a core source of innovation and societal wealth creation, Benoit is today involved in meaningful and socially responsible projects.

He is the co-founder and CEO of Montagne Alternative, an inspiring seminar centre in the Swiss Alps, co-founder of The Resilience Institute Europe and president of the Board of B Corp Switzerland.

As a strategic advisor, Benoit accompanies different leaders and organizations to progress towards achieving a compelling vision and impact.

Benoit speaks French and English.

Anna Cordier
Consultant - Executive Coach, France

Based in Paris, Anna is originally from England.

Anna has enjoyed a long tenor, straight line career in Paris with a major US bank covering several relationship management roles and finally as Managing Director for Financial Institutions, business manager and team leader.

Anna decided to make a career shift and qualify as an executive coach to pursue her passion for human development, including accompanying those seeking career and personal transformation, helping them to achieve their goal for a meaningful and fulfilling life.

Anna speaks English and French.

Pauline Soares
Administrative Support - Europe

Based in France, Pauline joined the Resilience Institute Europe in 2018 as back office support.

Holding a Bachelor Degree in Hospitality Management from Paris-Dauphine University Pauline spent 10 years in luxury hotels management. She then decided to shift her career to adjust her family life. She now provides administrative support with a customer care service background.

Willing to follow the digital evolution of our world, she is also taking a course to become Digital Project Manager.

Concerned about the world we borrow from our children, she is engaged in a zero-waste process focusing on what really matters.

Pauline speaks French, English and Portuguese.

Dominique Berdoz
Consultant, Switzerland

Originally from Germany, Dominique lives and works in Lausanne, Switzerland.

A graduate nurse, she studied psychology and has a Master’s degree in psychosociology. Dominique then works in the promotion and prevention of health in business. She also teaches at the Haute Ecole de Santé in Fribourg.

Very interested in the different ways of stimulating people’s resources, she got a postgraduate degree in positive psychology at the University of Zurich. This leads Dominique to share her expertise within many corporate environments.

Dominique speaks French, German and English.

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Anne Dufour
Business Manager - Europe

Anne started her career in the children’s wear industry by managing the subsidiary of a major French brand in the United States. She was then Retail Manager for an English luxury brand.

To accompany her family abroad, she put her corporate career on hold and became teacher, while volunteering for different associations.

Back in France, she got involved from the start with the creation of the Resilience Institute Europe. She’s in charge of the back office as well as the front office where she brings rigor, professionalism and generosity. She is also in charge of special projects.

Her leitmotiv: offer the best possible experience to the participants, clients, consultants and partners.

Anne speaks French and English.

Elodie Asselin
Consultant, France

Based in Paris, Elodie has lived and worked in London, Hong Kong, Singapore. After 15 years of experience in Strategy, Management consulting and financial communication in the financial sector, Elodie decided to follow her passion for human development and retrained as an executive coach and emotional intelligence instructor.

Elodie holds a diploma in International Relations at Sciences Po Paris and degrees in Psychology, Classical Studies and Philosophy.

She is a certified executive coach, a qualified Mindfulness and is certified to use Myers-Briggs Type indicator (MBTI®) as well as other personality test and psychometric instruments (Emotional intelligence – EQ I, EQ360 ;  Hogan, Hogan 360 ;  Strong Interest Inventory..).

Elodie speaks French and English.