Meet Esther van Schaik
Esther van Schaik is a certified Professional Scrum Master (PSM II) and SAFe Agilist at AgilityMasters.com. Esther has completed an Agile LEAN team coach training and is certified as such. She is also schooled in Agile Lean and Kanban. In her work environment, she works with Jira and Azure DevOps. She also has a bachelor in Hospitality Management with a major in Marketing.
Esther has a lot of experience in coaching teams towards the Agile way of working, as well as securing the bottom-up Agile mindset. She was closely involved in setting up PI plannings, Community of Practice for Scrum Masters, and portfolio management. Esther’s main roles over the past years have been in coaching and coordinating roles.
Esther is connective, open, honest, analytical, and result-oriented with a focus on continuous change and improvement. She is able to help teams and departments towards a new way of thinking and working by virtue of her natural sense of group dynamics and patterns. Her creative and flexible, but persistent, mindset also helps a lot.
In addition to her work, Esther enjoys sports. Her favourite sport is skiing. She also loves to cook and sing.