Patricia Van Overstraeten
Patricia is able to understand deeply a client’s challenges and needs and to open up a conversation that helps them to see their own behaviour and patterns. What can remain how it is and what needs to be changed? Patricia helps people to find a way forward, plan together and create change.
For almost 10 years Patricia has worked as an executive coach and consultant. She is experienced in working with strategy, structure and culture in complex multi-cultural challenges. She works in English, German, Flemish/Dutch and French.
Patricia works with methodologies (such as the systemic approach) which can help people manage the complexity they face with simple, tailor-made solutions. She works with public sector organisations (European Investment Bank, Kindergarten), family owned companies (Audi AG dealership) as well as global corporate groups (Infineon, Intel, Man, Tüv Süd) in a range of industries including banking, logistics, automotive and technology.
Patricia is an economist and specialises in international trade. She is experienced in Organisational Development and team coaching. Before becoming a consultant, Patricia worked for 10 years in the airline and airport industry in sales and marketing, in strategy development and M&A. She has a master’s degree in Business Administration, International Economics.
Patricia lives together with her partner Patrick in their house in the centre of Antwerp. She is a globetrotter who loves to be in nature and is one of the founders of Villa Social (2004), a non-profit organisation which supports street children in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil.