Arjan is the founder of InspireShift LLC, a boutique leadership consulting firm specializing in executive coaching, career development, and organizational consulting. Arjan partners globally with C-suite executives, senior leaders, high potential middle level managers, and founders of start-up organizations to define and attain their business and leadership objectives. She is an expert in leadership development, communication, emotional intelligence, mindset, female leadership, personal branding, and career transition. On an organizational level, she focuses on 360 degree feedback processes, team alignment and cultural change. Based on the latest research, Arjan’s approach is strategic, results-oriented and profoundly personal. Arjan's clients span diverse fields including financial services, law, marketing, IT, education, advertising, consumer goods, healthcare, retail and not-for-profit.
Arjan partners with iRelaunch, a national return- to-work organization, where she facilitates groups for professional women returning to the workforce after a career break. As a timely response to the economic downturn in 2009, Arjan co-founded Lives in Transition, a career group in the New York Metropolitan area, serving over 1,000 people during this challenging phase in the job market. As a speaker, facilitator and thought leader, Arjan has shared her insights, practical advice and inspiration with audiences in corporate and educational settings.
Arjan earned an MBA from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. She received her coaching certifications from New York University and is accredited by the International Coaching Federation. She has advanced certifications in executive, business, and career coaching, as well as leadership development.