Based in Belgium, Europe, Mieke has more than 20 years of industrial experience, including regional and global roles in managing operations, supply chain, human resources and large change management in Fortune 100 company DuPont and has been involved in several of the strategic shifts within the company, including the entrance into new industries through Mergers & Acquisitions. She led the operational excellence and transformational change program in the EMEA region for 4 years, resulting in significant financial value generation and a fundamental mind set shift in the entire organization, from executive level down to each of the 60.000 employees.
She has been a global leader in DuPont’s consulting business. She travelled the world, acting as a strategic advisor, thought leader and executive coach to industry leading global and international companies in multiple industries. Her work was focused on strategic change journeys. Since organizations are living systems in a dynamic environment, her executive coaching is addressing the critical role of leaders to drive the change, navigate in complexity and engage the hearts and minds of the entire organization.
At the end of 2016, she joined Mobius as a senior faculty member, executive coach, facilitator and senior expert in organizational constellations and systemic intelligence.
She has a passion for people, organizational dynamics and centered leadership, and has acquired additional skills and certifications in the area of Neuro Linguistic Programming, Personal Mastery, Coaching (according to ICF competencies), Group Dynamics, Systems Intelligence and Coaching, Constellation Work, Neuroscience and Affective Psychology, Somatics and Trauma Therapy and is applying all these insights in her facilitation and transformation work with leaders, teams and organizations.
She is a thought leader, authored several articles and white papers and has been a passionate key note speaker in conferences across the globe.
She is an eternal learner and reader. Her passion for writing has resulted in her first book – a novel based on systemic work, published in 2017. The second one is focused on the leadership challenge of the cultural integration and business performance of Mergers & Acquisitions and will be published in 2019.
She holds a Masters degree in Economics/Engineering (Handelsingenieur) from the University of Leuven in Belgium and the University of Bilbao in Spain. She is fluent in 5 languages (Dutch, French, English, German, Spanish).