Professional profile

Jelle Vos

BSc Human Resources, Organizational Psychology,
MSc-program Executive Coaching

  • Executive Coaching
  • Deep organizational learning and development
  • Training
  • Psychometrics

With over 30 years of background as an independent HR-specialist, Faculty and Executive Coach across many business sectors, Jelle has developed broad experience in change, leadership and transformation, as well as learning and development.
After his BSc in Human Resources, Jelle studied Organizational Psychology and is currently finalizing his MSc in Executive Coaching dissertation at Ashridge Executive Education in London. This is the only program worldwide that leads to an MSc degree in Executive Coaching, and is highly commended in its field, having received the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) Quality Award in 2017.

Specific experience with coaching
Jelle has worked as a coach since 2008 with individuals and small groups in a many companies and business sectors. He likes to work with clients on various levels in the organization: with C-level leaders, senior managers and professionals ánd with the young talented.

One of his strengths is the combination of his diversified organizational experience and a deep understanding of human development and learning. Also, Jelle works in a quite eclectic way (‘what works, works’), and at the same time his interventions are based on proven psychological theories and approaches.

Clients experience Jelle as a good listener, an open personality, and not afraid to search for and explore the client’s ‘suprising spaces’ (as Jelle likes to call them).

My approach to coaching

“Everyone who comes to coaching, from a management trainee to a CEO, wants to change something. I consider it my role (and my honour) to support the client to explore the best ways to change and to improve. And most certainly in the way it is most appropriate to the client.
My experience is that, in the coaching room, we almost always find ‘surprising spaces’, in which the client finds directions to develop. Once these spaces have been found, change emerges often by itself.
Therefore, I consider coaching as one of the most powerful ways of organizational development”

Deep organizational learning and development
Jelle is passionate about helping individuals and organizations from a ‘third order’ intervention perspective. This means that his support is not only aimed at solutions (first order), but also on insight (second order) and transformation/integration (third order). Research shows that third order changes have a longer lasting impact and lead to more success.

During the last 5 years, Jelle was fascinated by neuro-psychological aspects of development. How does our brain work in learning, behavioural change and effectiveness? Also, he is interested in the concept of building ‘learning landscapes’: how can we activate people in their ‘love for learning’ and how do we in the best way integrate several ways of learning.

Leadership Training
Jelle’s approach to Leadership Development is based on profound and modern, evidence-based theories such as complexity theory and social constructivism. These concepts have clear implications on leadership and leadership style.

Also, Jelle provides a training called ‘Don’t be Good, be Great!!’ for teams and groups of employees, to help them to get grip on ‘ownership’ and ‘pro-active behaviour’. We know that pro-active behaviour leads to an enormous increase of effectiveness.
In his training Jelle uses work forms based on action learning, they are very hands-on and practical.

During his career, he became certified for several psychometrics, for example the Big Five Personality Inventory, which is one of the most valid personality tests used in organizations. Also, Jelle is a certified assessor for the Hogan Leadership Forecast Series (New York 2018). Jelle chose to work with this assessment method, because it is a very valid instrument to predict both leadership potential ánd possible unproductive leadership behaviour. The Hogan Leadership Forecast Series in used by companies in more than 56 countries and in the USA by more than fifty percent of the Fortune 500 organizations.

BSc Human Resources, Organizational Psychology, MSc-program ‘Masters in Executive coaching’ (finalizing dissertation 2019).

After his High School in the Netherlands, Jelle felt a strong interest in Human Development. He did his BSc Human Resources and almost immediately after this, while working, studied Organizational Psychology. He has always been a passionate reader, curious to understand human being and human development.

In 2017, Jelle decided to attend the MSc-program ‘Masters in Executive Coaching’ at Ashridge Executive Education in London, because this is the only program worldwide that leads to a Master Degree in Executive Coaching. In 2018 he was Ashridge accredited and in 2019 he will finalize his dissertation.
Ashridge Executive Education is triple accredited by AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA. Also, the executive coaching accreditation process received the EMCC European Quality Award in 2017. 

Jelle works in Europe, the Middle East and in Asia.

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Contact details
T         +971586745361 (UAE)/ +31651314478 (Europe)
S         Skype: Jelle Vos Executive Coaching

Ashridge Executive Education Campus in summer.