Katelijne Callebaut



  • Solid Human Resources Experience (25 years) within different domains: Recruitment & Selection, Training & Development, Team development, Mediation, Change management, Performance management in mainly profit organizations.
  •  3 languages (Dutch, English, French)

Work Experience

  •  05/2000 – today: Independent senior trainer, coach, consultant  at gouache (http://www.gouache.be)
  • 1999-2000: Merger facilitator KBC Bank and Insurance Group
  • 1997-2000: Recruitment & Selection advisor Commercial Unit KBC Insurances
  • 1992-1997: Training and development Advisor ABB Insurances (specialties: communication and influence,  leadership, change)
  • 1987-1992: Trainer – coach communication and management programs ABB Insurances
  • 1984-1987: Teacher Dutch – English Paridaensinstituut Leuven

Project Work Experience

  • Training

Develop and give training on communication, influencing, collaboration and management topics for different target groups: employees, managers

For example:
– “Essential leadership skills”, Barco
– “Leadership in practice”, Randstad Group
– “Being a leader: how do you start? “Vrt, Flemisch Broadcasting Company
– “Leadership for Change”, BNP Paribas Fortis
– “Remote leadership” Belgacom
– “The three hats of leadership” KBC
– “Performance reviews and motivational conversations”, KU Leuven (University)
– “Team Performance: Care for well being”, BNP Paribas Fortis

  • Personal Coaching

– Coach individuals in career choices, development, progress in specific themes
– Coach managers in leadership and vision, management skills and coaching skills
– Coach experts in training and education, development in choosing effective and motivating approaches

  • Team Coaching

– Coach teams in co-operation and results
– Coach teams in conflict situations
– Coach newly formatted teams in change

  • Organisational development

Coach executive committees in dealing with change
Facilitate in creating a shared vision and getting empowerment

  • Process facilitation

– Facilitate processes of meetings to make teams and results stronger
– Facilitate the use of new procedures, rules and roles in teams and departments

  • Mediation

– Mediate in conflicts, restore and strengthen communication and collaboration

  • Consultancy

– Design tailor made projects and programs for effective learning and developing

Education & Qualifications
2014-2015    Conflict mediation in organisations, University of Leuven
2014    Disc Insights Certification Course
2013    Cultural Transformation, certification course Barett Values Center
2013    Change Facilitator, certification course, Unicorn Associates
2011-2014    Solution focused cognitive systemic therapy and coaching,(Korzybski Int.)
2010    Solution Focus at Work, Il Faro
2009    MBTI certification course (OPP)
2008-2009    Personal Certified Coach (The Coaching Square)
2007    HBDI certification course (Hermann International Netherlands)
2003-2005    Human Resources Management, University of Hasselt – Leuven
1999    Group dynamics, Instituut voor Communicatie Kortrijk
1991-1992    An introduction to Psychology, Volkshogeschool Brabant
1989    Social and communicative skills, IPO Management School
1982–1984    Aggregated teacher secundary school Dutch – English

Several short trainings (2 to 5 days) on different topics: communication and influence, team development, organisational development, change management, appreciative inquiry, talent development.

– Companies we collaborate with at the moment for several projects:
– A.C.A. IT-solutions
– Barco
BNP Paribas Fortis
Randstad Group Belgium
– Securex

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