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Yves Givel

Managing Partner

Yves Givel is the founder of The Mindfulness Company with a purpose of bringing the benefits of mindfulness and mindful leadership to the workplace, and the world. The Mindfulness Company focuses on Leadership Development, Mindfulness, Coaching and HR Consulting. Yves is a certified ‘Search Inside Yourself’ teacher, professional coach, and passionate speaker in conferences and universities on Mindful Leadership, Talent Management and Leadership Development.

During his long executive career, Yves held many senior HR leadership roles such as Global Vice President of Talent Management in a global hospitality company where he developed global processes and philosophies in the areas of performance management, talent development, leadership, and engagement. During this time, he was instrumental in developing the organisation’s new “Leadership Profile,” a set of leadership competencies designed to help the company become a purpose-driven organisation. Before focusing on his own business, Yves was heading the Human Resources organisation for the same company’s very diverse Europe, Africa, Middle East and Southwest Asia region.

Yves is a graduate of the École hôtelière de Lausanne, and holds a Masters of Science degree in Learning and Human Resource Management as well as a Doctorate in Social Sciences from the University of Leicester and serves on the Advisory Board of a several educational institutes and universities.

- Mindfulness within the workplace
- Leading with emotional intelligence
- Wellbeing at Work
- Creating psychological safety in teams
- Empathetic & compassionate leadership
- Building adaptive resilience