Veerle Hermans

Professor with both feet on the ground, inspired by physical and mental wellbeing at work.

Veerle is a professor in Ergonomics and an expert in wellbeing at work. Her unique strength is the combination of research and practice: as a researcher, she analyses physical working conditions and as a practitioner, she always looks for the best solutions to improve wellbeing at work. She coordinated national and international projects and coached teams to reach maximal results in their field.

Besides her academic job, Veerle likes to inspire companies and help with the wellbeing of their human capital. Veerle is an experienced speaker in both keynotes and practical webinars. She can rely on the analytic skills to read scientific results and translate them into practical advice, and loves to coach teams towards a healthier lifestyle.

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Dutch, English

Mental Resilience & Wellbeing

Speaker, Trainer

Wellbeing, Office work, Homework, Home office, physical ergonomics, cognitive ergonomics

Presentations and Topics


My happy home office


COVID-19 suddenly forced us to work from home. We have learned to be very flexible and to adapt to the circumstances. And, homework will be a stayer! Preferably not all days, but many companies consider working at least 2 days from home. Well, then it is very important that our wellbeing is also present in our home office. In this webinar, you will learn what to do to increase the physical and mental aspects of your home office.


After this webinar, you will be able to:


  • Translate ergonomic principles to your home office

  • Do some good exercises to reduce physical complaints during work

  • Have some mental relief during your working day


My happy office


Offices are changing. We see beautiful layouts of working environments, with activity-based environments, so we may choose where to work according to the specific tasks that we have to do. But what about our wellbeing in these offices? In this presentation, you'll get an overview of the important wellbeing aspects at the office with an emphasis on physical and mental aspects. And more important, a lot of tips will be given so that YOU know what to do to make sure that you have a happy office!


After this webinar, you will be able to:


  • Apply the ergonomic principles to your office

  • Know what to do when you suffer from physical complaints during work

  • Have some mental relief during your working day


Testimonials & References


Veerle walks her talk and talks her walk. With Veerle, it's not just theory, but it goes further in concrete practical applications. 


Prof. Lode Godderis (KULeuven/IDEWE) 




The constant in the cooperation is Veerles positive and energetic approach. And how she knows how to make the connection between academic insights and practice.


Raf D'haen (PA Aquafin)

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