Prof Dr Theo Compernolle MD. PhD. tis an independent international consultant, executive (team)coach, trainer and key-note speaker.
He consults, teaches and coaches professionals, managers and executives in a wide range of (multi)national companies, professional services firms and training institutions in many different cultures and countries.
He holds these sessions in English, Dutch and French.
He is an adjunct professor at the CEDEP European Centre for Executive Development.
He teaches and coaches in the executive programs of business schools like INSEAD in France and TIASNIMBAS in the Netherlands.
He has held the positions of Suez Chair in Leadership and Personal Development at the Solvay Business School, Adjunct Professor at INSEAD, visiting professor at several business schools and Professor at the Free University of Amsterdam.
As a medical doctor, neuro-psychiatrist, psychotherapist and business consultant, Theo studies research from very different fields including medicine, biology, psychology, neurology, physiology and management. He then burns the midnight oil to integrate this information into a coherent whole and to find simple ways to pass on this knowledge, in a memorable way, to all kinds of professionals. His clients often call his sessions “Science made simple and useful”.
Theo was first drawn into the world of business after the publication of his PhD about stress caused quite a stir in the media.
Since then he has become an expert on the emotional and relational aspects of leadership and enhancing the resilience of executives, executive teams, organizations and families with a business, especially in times of conflict, stress and change.
He has published several non-fiction books and more than a hundred scientific articles. Three of his books ao. "STRESS: FRIEND AND FOE. Vital Stress Management at work and in the family" became bestsellers and long-sellers. He is just finished his latest book “'BRAINCHAINS. Discover your brain to unleash your performance in a hyperconnected multitasking world.” Available from Amazon.com, Createspace https://www.createspace.com/4731062 or a bookshop near you.
He has also been the director of several inpatient and outpatient departments.
Theo gained a Ph.D. on his research into stress from the University of Amsterdam (the Netherlands). He is certified as a psychotherapist and as medical specialist in neuropsychiatry and psychotherapy. He trained at the universities of Amsterdam (The Ne¬therlands), Leiden (The Netherlands) and Pennsylvania (USA) where he was a fellow. He graduated as a Medical Doctor from the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium).