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Heather (Torvend) Hansen '02

SIS Major: Self Designed: International Studies: Language & SocietyHeather Hansen  

 Position: Global Communication Specialist, Global Speech Academy

  Speaker * Trainer * Author

HEATHER HANSEN helps top corporate professionals speak clearly and confidently so they can make a greater impact as leaders and achieve more in the world. Heather's primary areas of expertise are:

• English Pronunciation and Global Intelligibility

• Presentation Skills

• Global Workplace Communication

• Interpersonal Skills/Workplace Harmony

• Corporate language policies - Global English

Heather is a Clear Speech Specialist holding keynotes, seminars and workshops, as well as providing one-on-one consulting to help top global professionals communicate clearly and confidently in international business settings. Through highly interactive, research-based and company-specific programs, Heather translates theories and academic research into real, on-the-job action by engaging participants and having fun in the classroom.

Originally from the United States, Heather lived in five countries before moving to Singapore in 2006. In February of 2014, she returned to Denmark (where she lived from 2002-2006). Her international experience, along with formal university studies in International Relations and Linguistics, has given her a high level of cross-cultural awareness and understanding. Always respectful, Heather builds trust quickly with her participants, to create fun and open learning environments where participants really thrive.