Sleep guru Els van der Helm launches new website
Amsterdam, The Netherlands-based sleep expert Els van der Helm, PhD, in November 2016 launched her new website, www.elsvanderhelm.com, that includes resources such as videos, brief articles and Els’s academic research.
Prior to her own consulting firm, Els worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company. There she combined her passion for leadership development and sleep management. She developed and facilitated training programs for both McKinsey consultants and clients.
Els has extensively researched sleep at the Netherlands Institute for Neurosciences and Harvard Medical School and holds a PhD in Psychology from University of California, Berkeley, where she was as a Fulbright scholar. Her research resulted in peer-reviewed articles in Current Biology, PLoS One, Psychological Bulletin, SLEEP, PNAS and several book chapters. Most recently she published on sleep and leadership in the McKinsey Quarterly and Harvard Business Review.