Karin van Grunsven is an international coach and trainer who trains coaches as a leader of The MMS Worldwide Institute team. Her areas of expertise include: personal development, coaching skills, communication, facilitation skills, and mindfulness. She has delivered personal development and coaching skills programs for Schouten en Nelissen in the Netherlands and China for over 10 years, and she is co-designer and co-leader of a programme in personal leadership and coaching skills in Poland.
She worked in both the profit and non-profit sectors and in governmental institutions. She has trained and coached thousands managers, team leaders and experts from banks, ICT sector, government, health care institutions, commercial companies, telecom industry, training, accounting and consulting firms. Prior to her work as coach she was a training manager for Amnesty International and worked 10 years for DHV as a training consultant on World Bank Projects in Africa and Southeast Asia (Tanzania, Mozambique, Egypt, Indonesia, Pakistan, India and China). She has trained hundreds of training managers and trainers in training management, communication and facilitation skills.
She is a happy single, aunt, godmother, and makes a point of balancing work with other activities she loves: spending quality time with friends, making music with other music lovers, dancing, enjoying nature while hiking, enjoying arts, studying, reading and writing, traveling to new places, doing community service. All this adds depth and quality to her work.