Born in Antwerp, Belgium, Gisela now lives in the Lake Geneva region with her family.
With a Master of Arts from KUL University of Louvain in Belgium and a Certificate in Business Management, Gisela started working in hospitality, in charge of day-to-day operations of a conference center.
All through her career, Gisela successfully delivered true personalization for clients with very high and distinct expectations in regard to service and confidentiality.
Gisela is a highly appreciated make-it-happener, thriving in a role where good judgment and a high degree of initiative are needed.
Quick on her feet, she acts as a multi-tasking ambassador, reporting to overseas senior management.
Gisela has demonstrated her effectiveness in various newly created positions, supporting tech start-ups and restructuring companies, handling some overload and bringing organizing skills resulting in performance boost. Typically not-yet-defined roles where her strong sense of initiative and listening skills help create the path and bring solutions.
Gisela loves to be part of a very committed team. She has a flexible approach to workload and location.
Gisela accepts positions or mandate in international environments with a drive for excellence, where inclusiveness and diversity are important values.
As Head of the European Office, transformed a problematic situation into a win-win relation with major digital imaging systems provider on an international congress where they were showcasing their new large plotter, having them create new printed material based on our excellent digital imagery on the spot (as our printed material had been lost in transport).
Strenghtened strong relations between customers, tech dept and US HQ senior manager as Administrative Manager running the European office and expanded company’s service and performance.
Succeeded implementation of a new contract management system as Project Coordinator of a group of companies worldwide, by organizing motivating user onboarding, removing barriers and resulting in smarter performance of employees.
Optimized annual workflow efficiency as a Corporate Administrator in charge of several hundreds of companies, by scheduling customised procedures. Achieved major impact on time and costs. Solely handling extensive contacts with stakeholders locally and abroad.