Monica Risenius - Owner & Director
Monica’s long-standing career in the wellness and hospitality industry over the past 25 years has given her extensive hands-on experience and highly developed leadership skills, acquired during the successful opening and management of 58 spa and wellness projects in 37 countries.
The calling to work with people led her to further studies in Chinese Medicine, Management, and Professional Coaching at accredited Swedish institutes, and guided her through her career. Monica’s drive for professional growth saw her take on challenging projects for health clubs, hotels and spas. Monica has opened and managed spas in some of the world’s most prestigious hotels and resorts, including the global launch of the Jiva Concept; the Taj Exotica Mauritius, The Four Seasons Hotel Doha; The Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus Istanbul; One&Only Spas brand development and implementation, Atlantis The Palm, Dubai and Nordic Spa & Fitness, Grand Hôtel Stockholm.
In 2004 Monica joined Raison d’Etre to become Director of Operations and Training before taking on the role of Managing Director in 2009. In her role as Managing Director, Monica was instrumental in setting up Resense Spa SA as an independent Spa Company together with Kempinski Hotels SA. In 2010, Monica was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Resense Spa SA, in charge of all their operations.
Leaving Resense Spa SA end 2013, she made reality of launching her own services as an independent Consultant which in 2018 also came to include sharpened competencies with a certification as a Professional Coach (ICF) and a NLP Business Practitioner (INLPTA).
Monica’s experience and leadership skills are now assisting her clients to reach the well sought after growth success and sustainable goals around the world.
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