I Strive For
Eva is the head of human resources at DHL and champion of gender inclusion. She leads the company on how to maintain a motivating, creative and diverse workplace.
Having worked in many countries leading talent management, Eva Mattheeussen is an experienced HR professional with international leadership trajectory.
As head of Human Resources for DHL Global Forwarding (DGF) Middle East & Africa, a region with over 1,900 employees of different nationalities, she has driven several strategies on people and culture with strong emphasis on gender equality, supporting business growth and employee’s satisfaction.
Eva has been at the helm of multiple teams, many of which have since garnered notable HR accolades including the most recent Top Employer certification for DHL in Middle East and Africa. Eva has been instrumental in transforming DHL Global Forwarding into a top employer in the region.
Leading Global teams
How are regional offices reopening?
My contribution to the Gulf Business article on how regional offices are handling the transition of reopening as lockdowns and restrictions ease during the COVID pandemic.
Pandemic lesson: leading with head, heart and guts
Interview for Arabian business where I share my views on why it becomes even more important to create a great place to work during these times.
People and Culture
Meet the people manager at the heart of DHL's awards-winning workplace culture
An interview on how I led DHL Global Forwarding into a top employer in Middle East and Africa.
Facilitator and trainer
Connecting people, improving lives resonated more than ever
As DHL was praised for its implementation of “people-first” HR best practices in Cameroon, Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait, Nigeria, South Africa, Turkey and United Arab Emirates, I highlighted the key drivers of our "People first" implementation
Women in leadership
DHL Global Forwarding honored with four Gold 2020 Stevie Awards for Women in Business
"I am very proud of what we have accomplished with this project, which goes beyond building a strong community of women. It also focuses on bringing along allies to take active part in building a balanced workplace".
How the pandemic is affecting women and having more women on boards
In this wonderful interview for the Kenyan Wall Street, I share
the journey to achieving 1 out of 3 women in the leadership and where I imagine gender diversity in 5 years.
EVENTS AND WORKSHOPS
Recent events and workshops I have participated in or led.