Malene Rydahl

Writer. Happiness expert

Malene Rydahl is a Franco-Danish author, keynote speaker, and executive coach specializing in the themes of well-being and business performance, inspired by the Danish management model.

Based on her research and professional experience, she wishes to transmit this learning of commitment, innovation and performance in the corporate world.

This vocation stems from a disconcerting observation: studies on the subject show that a large majority of workers do not feel involved in their work. Employee ill-being is the source of many business problems: high staff turnover, increasing sick leave, loss of creativity, innovation and productivity.

Malene Rydahl is the author of two books: Happy as a Danish (Grasset, 2014) which received the Optimist Book Award and has been translated into 12 languages; Le Bonheur sans illusions (Flammarion, 2017) which has since been republished in pocket format under the title Les 5 Traps du Bonheur (J’ai Lu, 2018).

She teaches at Sciences Po Paris and HEC Executive Education on the Danish method for cultivating well-being and performance. She is frequently invited to the media (TF1, France 2, BFM, LCI, etc.) to explore societal and managerial issues in well-being.

Malene Rydahl shares the findings of her books around the world, in English and French, with companies looking for management capable of instilling trust and commitment. It offers conferences, masterclasses, executive coaching, and other formats conducive to reflection on leadership and professional and personal well-being.

A graduate of the Manning Inspire Coaching School in Copenhagen, Malene Rydahl offers individual or group training programs for business leaders and board committees who wish to improve the engagement, well-being, and performance of their employees. employees as of themselves. She has designed a comprehensive program to meet the needs of businesses:

– conferences

-diagnostic surveys

– Masterclass training

-Executive coaching

She acquired her in-depth knowledge of the business world during her previous career, spanning 18 years of experience (luxury goods, hotels) which allowed her to join the list of “24 women of the year. ”Established by the Express in 2012.

In 2018, she was part of the official delegation of the President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron to Denmark. Malene Rydahl is a Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters. She is also Goodwill Ambassador for the city of Copenhagen.

After teaching at Sciences Po for two years, Malène Rydhal became Senior Advisor at the Boston Consulting Group in March 2021.




Languages ​​spoken: Danish, English, French