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Yves Givel

SIY Certified Teacher

Residence

  • Zürich, Switzerland

Languages Offered

  • English, French, German

Biography

For the past 25 years, Yves has worked in a variety of global human resources and talent management roles and has lived in over 12 different countries around the world, namely in Europe, Africa, Middle East and the United States. Before taking on his current role based at Hyatt’s regional office in Zurich, Switzerland, Yves held the role of Vice President Talent Management at the company’s head offices in Chicago, developing global processes and philosophies in the areas of leadership, performance management, talent development and engagement.

Yves is a graduate of the École hôtelière de Lausanne, holds an MSc degree in Human Resource Management and Training, as well as a Doctorate in Social Sciences from the University of Leicester. His doctoral thesis focused on Organizational Learning, Learning Organizations and Leadership.

Based on his own purpose, Yves is very passionate about engaging leaders in mindfulness, and cultivating mindful leadership in the workplace (and in world). He is a certified ‘Search Inside Yourself’ teacher, and sought-after speaker in conferences and universities on talent management, mindful leadership, organizational learning and leadership development. As an ambassador for continuous learning and education, Yves also serves on the Advisory Board of a several educational institutes and universities.