Elke Van Hoof is a best-selling author, public speaker, academic researcher and a professor at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). She embodies a unique combination of business expertise, psychology and (active) academic research. She is best known for her work on stress, burn-out, sensory-processing sensitivity, and return-to-work.
She teaches health and medical psychology as well as clinical psychological interventions and has published many papers in national and international (scientific) journals. She has written many books on these subjects, some of which have been translated into French, English and one in Korean. She is known for her pragmatic and energising style, and works with companies and institutions to improve the well-being of employees within those workplaces. She has been invited to speak around Europe and Scandinavia and makes numerous appearances on radio and television.