After 24 years in a worldwide pharmaceutical company, Valérie decided to set-up her own business. Passionate about humanity, entrepreneurial behaviours and individual, team & organisational transitions, she is unlocking your full potential and the impact of your team to ensure extraordinary results.
Authentic, energetic, provocative; her “action coaching » practices are incredibly powerful and will challenge your (limiting) beliefs, and ensure you are setting up yourself for your best.
Her motto? Great people deliver great results (the reverse is not always true)
Since April 2018, she is setting up her own business as Performance Catalyst, helping individuals, teams and organisations to reinvent another possible future. She is acting as eyes opener, guide and support to unleash individual leadership & high performing teams. She has coached more than 200 people over the last 20 years.
Her last GSK function as head of “Alignment & Engagement” within GSK-Vaccines R&D division, she set-up the strategy, organizational design, tactical & implementation plan of this new department where main goal was about nurturing engagement of every single employee so that we all act in an aligned and active way to meet patient needs – Employee engagement index evolved from less than 50% up to more than 70% in 18 months.
Prior experience and education
Over more than 20 years at GSK, she held several management positions in the manufacturing area, Quality Assurance, Operational Excellence; including implementation of the GSK Production System, Performance & Delivery coach on multiple projects within R&D, manufacturing & commercial environment. She also led the Engagement pillar during the GSK Vaccines Transformation; coaching & mentoring 200 senior leaders
She has been volunteering for 6 months at Save the Children as “Performance coach”.
Valérie is certified Leading Edge Advocate from Senn-Delaney (UK) and Lean Master Black Belt via GSK. She has a Master in Chemistry from Université de Namur (BE)and is a certified scientific professor from Université de Namur (BE)