Olivier Schobbens, Senior Consultant - Belgium

Olivier Schobbens is a Senior Consultant with the Authentic Leadership Institute, a leadership consulting firm committed to waking up those who will wake up the many by inspiring them to discover their purpose and equipping them to lead authentically.

Olivier has had two careers so far.  In the first part of his professional life, he grew through HR responsibilities of increasing scope, culminating as the EVP of HR for a public, international Construction group that now employs 18,000 people across the world and generates 2,0 bn€ revenues.Olivier then chose to become an independent consultant and led the Brussels office of a premier consultancy in Leadership Psychology.

Olivier is appreciated by his clients and coachees for his ability to build trust and engage in in-depth, insightful dialogue leading to deeper self-awareness.   By being both incisive and highly respectful, he helps them broaden their perspective and invites them to engage into expanding their leadership capabilities and impact in an authentic way. 

He works comfortably across industries, for sophisticated global corporations, international institutions, family-run businesses and young, fast-growing companies. He operates globally, with ‘home bases’ in Brussels and Paris.  He is fluent in French, Dutch & English.

Olivier is a Lic. Psychologist from the U.C. Louvain in Belgium.  Later in his career, he graduated from the IEP program at INSEAD (Fontainebleau / Singapore).  He gained coaching expertise art the renowned Tavistock Institute of London.  He volunteers for Duo for a Job and offers pro bono consulting services to Doctors of the World Belgium.  He is the proud father of 4 children.