After Covid-19: will there be a new normal and what will it look like?

Very soon after lockdown, we began to hear about the 'new normal', a suggestion that things would never go back to normal. This series explores whether there will indeed be a 'new' or maybe a 'back to'.


The compassionate manager

Has management become more compassionate as a result of Covid-19? Penny de Valk, leadership coach and HR influencer, discusses whether this is a temporary phenomenon or a paradigm shift.



Penny de Valk

Penny de Valk is a leadership coach and mentor at where she works with leaders and leadership teams at all stages of their careers who want to amplify their leadership impact and build powerful professional lives. She specialises in working with women leaders.

Penny has 25 years’ experience in leadership development, is a certified professional coach and holds various psychometric accreditations.

She is also an internationally experienced chief executive and non-executive director in both the listed and not-for-profit sectors and is also a regular media commentator.