Dr. Lucia Smit (1969) is CEO at BRAINGAIN. BRAINGAIN develops the managerial potential of experts. BRAINGAIN coaches executives in raising awareness for their leadership. BRAINGAIN develops innovative teams in high tech environments. BRAINGAIN trains PhDs in managing their careers by discovering their career goals and options, developing a sound motivation and illustrating their skillset.
Lucia Smit was born in the Netherlands and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration in 1992 and a Master of Arts Degree in Environmental Studies at the University of Utrecht in 1994. In 2010 she gained a doctoral degree in Sociology at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, for her dissertation on the careers of doctorate holders working outside academia.