Happiness at Work & Leadership

Hello, I'm Alex!

With more than 30 years of international experience in the field of change management, HR and Leadership in my backpack, I decided to follow my heart and started my own business Happimotion.

I have often taken initiatives in my career and also received opportunities. At a certain moment, I discovered that my talents were insufficiently utilized, the fun in my work was not what I was looking for. Also satisfaction and purpose, both of which are important to me were under missing.

I chose a new step and now I combine Leadership & Happiness at Work with my passion: meeting people, connecting, working together, creating motion and achieving results. Smiling relationships develop regularly  and that is my happiness!

From teller desk to boardroom

Over the years I have worked in many management and executive positions, in different environments, from tellerdesk to boardroom, in The Netherlands, Tanzania  and the USA.

I'm experienced in successfully managing change, coaching and guiding people and achieving results within a large international organization.

My focus is on managers. I understand your world as a manager, speak your language and know how it feels. I can help you get focused, to give your personal leadership and Happiness at work a boost.

That's what I do with Happimotion. I give inspiration sessions, workshops, trainings and advise / coach managers on an individual basis and in teams. I also work with organizations that want to make Happiness at Work part of their business strategy and culture.

My approach

  • Practical, inspiring and challenging.
  • I provide insight, guidance and perspective.
  • Teamwork is important, discovering together, creating movement and, above all, celebrating successes!
  • Solution-oriented; my interventions are focused on tangible results.
  • I keep you sharp, challenging, bring focus and keep you accountable for the things you want to do.
  • The Positive Psychology movement forms the basis of my approach.
  • Happimotion is part of a wide network of professionals, I work together with various partners.
  • Member of the Dutch Association of Professional Coaches (NOBCO).
  • Member of Member European Mentoring & Coaching Council (EMCC).


I believe in the power of a network, working together, joining forces and using each other's qualities. I proudly work together with the following partners:

Call or email me if you have questions or see opportunities to work together.