CEO & top team effectiveness, culture transformation and executive search
Richard supports his clients with strategic growth, change and transformation initiatives. He helps them to reach their business objectives, align and set up each and everyone for a sustainable, human-centric, resilient future (Industry 5.0).
His expertise is supporting management and leadership dealing with complexity & change. Richard facilitates his clients twofold 1) to build organizational capability and 2) deal with systemic problems to create the environment, culture of success, to strengthen and align individual leaders and management teams, to increase collaboration and team effectiveness.
Richard brings 28 years of experience across 27 countries in the EMEA and APAC region working at the senior executive and board level. He draws from a wealth of business leadership, executive search and leadership advisory, experience. He has partnered with boards, regional leadership and country management teams of Fortune 500 companies, CEOs, CFOs of private (equity backed) companies, managing partners/ partners of private equity and financial professional services firms.
For almost two decades Richard worked in various country, LOB, EMEA and APAC Senior Management roles with global leading American and UK publicly listed firms such as Robert Half (Amsterdam, Singapore, Zürich, Frankfurt) and Korn Ferry (Amsterdam, Singapore). Since 2014 he has run private (investor backed) firms. Initially out of Singapore as CEO and President of a boutique Asia-Pacific/Japan focused executive search & leadership advisory firm and since 2017 under his own entrepreneurship out of The Netherlands.
Richard enjoys his game of tennis, is a Dutch national with Eurasian roots, was based in Singapore, Germany, Switzerland between 2007-2016 and since 2023 in The Netherlands/ Belgium. He has access to a large global network of executives.
Richard holds a MSc degree in Industrial & Organizational Psychology from the University of Amsterdam (1995).