Nicolien wants people to enjoy their work! She is an experienced career coach and trainer and has also worked as business development manager, recruiter, team manager and consultant, for both public and private sector clients. She has managed training, career management, learning and development, coaching and outplacement projects. With a passion for discovering and delivering meaningful outcomes for individuals, teams and organisations, her coaching and development recommendations are creative and customised to meet the unique needs of her clients - and always with the brain in mind.
Nicolien is multi-lingual and graduated with a Masters degree in Social Science, majoring in Culture, Organisation and Management from the Free University in Amsterdam in 2004. Nicolien is also a Results Trained Coach (Brain-Based Coaching) by the NeuroLeadership Institute and accredited as a Career Transition Consultant by Career Partners International and a Certified Life Options Retirement Coach. She is also accredited in Motiva, Pearson’s Career Planning Tool and Mental Toughness, a resilience assessment tool for coaching and recruitment by AQR. Nicolien received her Cert. IV in Telephone Crisis Counselling and Group Facilitator Training with Lifeline Australia and recently did a Neuroeconomics course. She is always learning!