Janet is the founder of JPConsulting International (JPC).
After establishing and running an international marketing company (Excelda International BV) for many years, Janet moved into the field of international leadership consulting. In her entrepreneurial marketing career, she had managed a company with 2 branch offices abroad, an international workforce and assignments in 12 countries. At that time, she observed issues her multinational clients faced in their business dealings across borders and in their negotiations with diverse cultures. This triggered her desire to help senior managers become more influential and successful both locally and internationally. This become Janet’s new direction in her career.
She prepared in the United States for a career in the field of leadership development and consulting. Janet established her company JPConsulting International BV (JPC) for this purpose and has to-date worked in multiple countries giving workshops, advising on change management practices and corporate governance frameworks. She is accustomed to working with different national and corporate cultures, from highly democratic to highly hierarchical organisational structures.
She recently obtained the American certificate for audio description.
She is the author of ‘A Different Kind of Leader and until recently a long-term board director of the Netherlands British Chamber of Commerce.
Her mothertongue is English as she has South African roots and living in the Netherlands, she is bilingual.