Stella Pennekamp Orange Expats

Stella Pennekamp MA

Founder & Coach at Orange Expats

Stella Pennekamp MA, founder and your coach at Orange Expats, launched her career coaching practice in 2005.


She holds a Master's degree in Cultural Sciences at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). And holds Post Graduate qualifications in: - Personal & Career Coaching - Stressmanagement - Burnout prevention, diagnose and treatment - Safe and Sound Protocol (SSP) - Heart Rate Variability (HRV) Biofeedback - Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy (REBT) - Mindfulness & Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) - Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) Stella is a positive, inspiring, analytical & pragmatic, results-driven and Dutch native professional. She uses a holistic approach, engaging and developing the whole person (think of different levels: physical, emotional, mental and spiritual). She speaks fluent English. She has over 14 years experience in the areas of Burn-out prevention and treatment, Stressmanagement, Personal & Career Coaching, Learning & Development, Cross-Cultural Coaching, Business & Performance Coaching and Executive Coaching.


Her clients are Netherlands-based highly skilled employees: expatriates, (short- & long stay) migrants, their accompanying partners, Dutch natives and (inter)national companies employing them. Stella’s recent clients include USAID, the University of Amsterdam (UvA), Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU), the Dutch Whiplash Foundation (WSN), law firms and companies working in the creative, cultural, fmgc and retail sectors. Her clients work in marketing, finance, e-commerce, sales, I(C)T, HR, legal, consultancy, journalism, as a teacher, among others.


She associates with the "Landelijk Centrum Stressmanagement" - the National Centre Stressmanagement - an occupational health company, providing activities to activate selfregulation, selfregulation by heartcoherence, selfregulation of emotions and selfmanagement of stress.

She is a member of:

Orange Expats is member of EMCC
European Mentoring & Coaching Council EMCC
Orange Expats is member of NOBCO
Dutch Association of Professional Coaches NOBCO