Michiel Abeln

Trainer
Michiel Abeln is passionate about sharing his experience in the areas of leadership, business improvement and personal growth. He has developed a course on Value Management in conjunction with INSEAD and acts as a coach to entrepreneurs.
Michiell is currently Global Audit/Risk Manager at Shell, where he looks after all financial risk and governance for three divisions: Upstream, Integrated Gas and Projects & Technology. He works with the Group CFO and her Finance leadership team on all aspects of the Finance agenda and has executed projects in more than 20 countries. He finds working with different cultures truly inspirational.
Michiel’s previous roles include CFO R&D and Board Member for Shell’s Private Equity-owned Technology Fund; Business Controller at Unilever; and Management Consultant at A.T. Kearney.
In his spare time, Michiel is a keen chess player. He has participated in the European team championships for clubs, been a coach and trainer of the national youth selection and a journalist at the chess world championship.
michiel abeln trainer in words in action
michiel abeln trainer in words in action

Michiel Abeln

Leadership Coacher
Michiel Abeln is passionate about sharing his experience in the areas of leadership, business improvement and personal growth. He has developed a course on Value Management in conjunction with INSEAD and acts as a coach to entrepreneurs.
Michiell is currently Global Audit/Risk Manager at Shell, where he looks after all financial risk and governance for three divisions: Upstream, Integrated Gas and Projects & Technology. He works with the Group CFO and her Finance leadership team on all aspects of the Finance agenda and has executed projects in more than 20 countries. He finds working with different cultures truly inspirational.
Michiel’s previous roles include CFO R&D and Board Member for Shell’s Private Equity-owned Technology Fund; Business Controller at Unilever; and Management Consultant at A.T. Kearney.
In his spare time, Michiel is a keen chess player. He has participated in the European team championships for clubs, been a coach and trainer of the national youth selection and a journalist at the chess world championship.