27th Global

Mentoring, Coaching, and Supervision Conference

12-14 May 2021

27th Global

Mentoring, Coaching, and Supervision Conference

12-14 May 2021


Giselle Timmerman

The cutting edge of positive psychology applied at work with Giselle Timmerman

Theme: Related Fields

Area: Coaching, Mentoring, and Supervision

Style: Mainly Lecture

Session on 12 May 2021 10:30 UTC - View on timetable


This keynote will cover:

  • A highlight of important research from positive psychology about our experience of COVID-19
  • Cutting-edge applied research that the speaker is experimenting with in her work
  • What’s made the speaker fundamentally rethink how we talk about wellbeing at work.


Giselle Timmerman is a leadership trainer, executive coach, and professor. She loves creating and delivering experiential development experiences for transformational leaders. Current projects include authentic leadership for women in MEA, building high-quality remote relationships, and her Manager as Multiplier program. Clients range from large multinationals to tech startups, such as Logitech, PepsiCo, Vistaprint, DHL, TomTom, and Glovo. As a business school professor, she teaches courses in leadership, managing change, and healthy organisations. 

Prior to founding Positive Work, Giselle spent a decade in strategy and management consulting. Giselle is a pioneer graduate of the Master of Applied Positive Psychology program at the University of Pennsylvania (USA, 2005) and received her undergraduate degrees from New York University. She’s a Californian at heart, yet Barcelona is her home.