Gerty Smit is an expert in Change Management and Human Resources Management. As an independent Birkman consultant, she is an experienced coach in career- and team development 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 and Change Management at Bachelor 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).