Winny Bakker

Senior Advisor & Professional Development Trainer

University of Groningen

NL Netherlands

Winny Bakker works as a senior advisor and trainer in professional development at the University of Groningen. Before joining the UG, she worked in business consultancy for more than 10 years. As a business psychologist and account manager she was responsible for psychological assessment, coaching and training projects. In her current job at UG, the focus of her work is the development of a continuing professional development (CPD) framework for university teachers, professional learning communities, and internationalization of education. Winny has a PhD in Psychology. Her PhD research project focused on the influence of intercultural personality traits on cultural adaptation and wellbeing.