Gerty Smit is an expert in Leadership and Emotional Intelligence. She has many years of experience in Change Management and Human Resources Management and is an independent Birkman consultant. She is an experienced coach in career-, team- as well as personal development.
Since 2001 she is also a lecturer at Hotelschool The Hague and responsible for the development and teaching of the courses Strategic Relationship Management, Change Management and Birkman at Bachelor and Master level. Before 2001 Gerty was a (senior) HR advisor/manager at the Dutch Telecom company KPN.
She has a Master’s degree in Public Law and Management (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen) and a Post Graduate education in Psychology (Centrum voor Beleid en Management/ Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht).
Gerty Smit is one of the authors of Managing Authentic Relationships.