Elmien Dicker

Elmien leads Empowered Startups Incubation services, coaching and helping startups on turning a promising idea into a repeatable, scalable business model that delivers significant bottom-line results.


Elmien is a proven leader of strategic business innovation and implementation specializing in the consistent application of three critical skill sets: deep customer orientation; innovative mind-set and inspirational style. Almost 20 years of experience in Royal Dutch Shell has afforded Elmien opportunities to build a potent combination of both specialist (Marketing) and general management skills (both entrepreneurial and ‘intrapreneurial’).