Renske van Kollenburg (NL)
Renske van Kollenburg is initially known for many years of journalistic work in the music industry. She worked with leading artists such as Nile Rodgers, Boy George, Richie Hawtin, Armin van Buuren, Will.i.Am, Carl Cox, and Avicii. She has also worked as a film producer, event moderator and radio and award show host with audiences up to 35k people. She has been DJ-ing internationally since 2011. As a public speaker, Renske shares her story in the fast and hectic music industry and the importance of learning to set your boundaries in order to avoid excessive stress, fatigue and burnout. She is passionate about having meaningful conversations with leading and ambitious change makers that have incredible stories to share, inspire and educate us on the effects excessive ambition can have on our mental health. Renske now mainly works as a coach and consultant to artists and other professionals from the music industry. Most musicians, who followed their dream to become professional artists, paid a high price on their mental health. Renske is fully dedicated to ending the stigma related to mental health issues and to delivering a personal and accurate guidance to her clients in an accessible way in a safe environment.