Leadership Development


Leadership Development

I have been supporting executives, their teams and organizations for over two decades now. In many different environments I have facilitated the process to discover the clients aspirations and convert these into fruitful execution. I believe in a step-by-step approach to reach full potential. I am known to provide a trusted environment and warmheartedly shine the light on what wants to be uncovered so that individual and team consciousness can expand.

My recent Engagements

  • Coaching of young women leaders and senior executives

  • Responsible for program management, design and delivery of a large transformation program in the energy sector

  • Design and delivery of an internal facilitator development program

  • Designed the learning philosophy and guiding principles for a multinational; aligned their leadership programs accordingly

  • Facilitating Process of Renewal and Succession of International Family Owned Business

Experience before Tilia

  • Individual and team development have always been the core of any of my roles. Started in the Executive Search followed by 13 years in a Professional Service Firm

  • As Talent manager, Head of People and Manager Partner Development I designed and facilitated multiple leadership programs and was trusted advisor to the Board

  • I hold a Master in European Studies from the University of Amsterdam and am an accredited executive coach

  • I am a trained constellator and facilitator of Transformation and hold certificates for several 360 instruments

Beyond Tilia

Together with my husband and two teenagers we live in a small medieval city in the east of The Netherlands. It feels like coming home when I run alongside the serenity of the IJsselriverlandscape.

Languages: Dutch (native), English (fluent), French (fluent), German (conversational)

Laura van der Linden

I combine strategic in depth knowledge on leadership development with warmth, simplicity and light hearted interventions.

What clients like about me is my sincerity, deep understanding and quick analysis.