Ellen Hermens

The Kingmaker

"Moving People" is the common motto leading through all of Ellen´s activities. Her trainer colleagues and Ellen support clients to excel their "inner excellence".

Ellen Hermens is a specialist for communication and NLP trainer (NLP Society ™) and built up a lot of experience in the international B2B sector. She received many recognition for her work and best performance and was the driving force behind projects to increase customer satisfaction. Her interdisciplinary background enables her to bring in creative solutions.

Ellen Hermens is a coach for executives, sales representatives, entrepreneurs and for a variety of professionals in different industries. For example trainings to bring all attendees to represent one unique message and vision. Since end of 2015 she found that her way of leadership is called Agile Leadership and that her extensive experience in NGOs of self-organized teams builds a strong fundament for Agile Leadership and Management 3.0.

On top of her business life Ellen supports the European district executive board of the NPO Toastmasters International. In 2010 she received the award President´s Distinguished District Governor in recognition of superior achievement and dedicated leadership. She was leader of over 50 voluntary managers and led them into the Top-6 of worldwide over 80 districts. Today Ellen chairs the Review Team for German manuals and she is Chief Ambassador for the change management and rollout of the Revitalized Education Program.

Experience, Awards and Milestones

  • 2016 - Speaker at Scrum Day and Speaker at the Project Management Camp Munich 
  • Since 02/2016 Licensed Management 3.0 Facilitator
  • Since 12/2015 Professional Scrum Master
  • Since 07/2015 Lecturer at the Köppel-Akademie for public speaking, Agile Leadership & Online seminars
  • 2014 - today: Preparation for certification as Master EBT® Train-the-trainer (EBT = European Business Trainer ®)
  • 2014 Lecturer at the University Freiburg und University Furtwangen
  • 2013 Training Director at typovision GmbH to build the typovision academy
  • 2011 Author: Authentische Rhetorik (publisher: audio media Verlag)
  • President´s Distinguished District Governor 2009-2010
  • Excellence in Education and Training Award from Toastmasters International in recognition of exceptional leadership and achievement in educational programming and training
  • Distinguished Toastmaster (highest award of Toastmasters International)
  • 2008 NLP Trainer by Richard Bandler, Orlando, USA - PureNLP TM
  • 2007 NLP Master Practitioner, PureNLP TM
  • Division Governor of theYear 2006/2007 of Continental Europe Toastmasters for Outstanding Service and Exceptional Leadership 
  • 2004-2008 Director and trainer in the network organization BNI 
  • 2004 NLP Master Practitioner, INLPTA (which belongs today to DVNLP)
  • 2003 Co-trainer NLP Practitioner
  • 2002 NLP Practitioner, INLPTA (which belongs today to DVNLP)
  • Received the Team Candle Awards for increasing the customer satisfaction with the Customer Support Card
  • A variety of recognitions of best performance at Candle GmbH
  • Account management in the international B2B area 
  • 3D graphic animator: creating the concept and implement 3D computer animations for advertisements and corporate videos, e.g. the shadow effect which only Disney mastered at that time
  • Building and structuring of a customer support department
  • Diploma in Computer Science (Diplom-Informatiker)
Ellen Hermens - The Kingmaker, CEO, The Kingmaker Institute

Ellen Hermens
The Kingmaker 

Speaker | Author
Trainer | Coach