As Director of Cool Karma Collected, Marike has over 10 years’ experience creating dynamic, engaging and experiential training for individuals and organisations, facilitating programs in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, Mindful Leadership, Resilience and Wellbeing, Raising Awareness and emotional intelligence and more, all over Australia across diverse industries in both the public and private sector. Some of her clients include: Clayton Utz, BHP Billiton, GE Capital, NAB, Melbourne Storm, Department of Premier and Cabinet, Australian Unity, Fitness First, Lonely Planet, ASIC, Australia Post and many more.
Marike holds a Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Performing Arts from the University of Monash and is also a 2014 University of Massachusetts Centre for Mindfulness graduate with extensive experience learning from and working with the world’s leading mindfulness experts. Marike has also just become the first Australian to be certified with and recognised by Global Mindfulness leader, Brown University. The Mindfulness Center at Brown brings together top academics in research with leading educators in mindfulness with the goal to offer programs that improve individual lives and organizational effectiveness.