Imke co-leads Spencer Stuart’s Financial Services Practice in the Netherlands. She believes that the future landscape of financial institutions requires a completely different approach and management focus and style. She helps companies find top executives with not only the right background and capabilities, but also the right mindset to lead her clients into a successful and sustainable future. Imke also has a focus on D&I in the workplace, and helps her clients unlock outside-the-box, diverse candidate pools.


Top Executive and Supervisory Board member succession within the broader Financial Services industry including Asset Management, Insurance, Risk & Compliance, Private Equity, FinTech, Private Banking, Corporate Banking and Corporate Finance

Recent work

  • Finding successors for CEO, CFRO and CCO positions for private equity both within FinTech and the insurance industry
  • Helping an institution in the insurance industry finding a Non-Executive Director with a focus on tech & digital transformation
  • Searching two Supervisory Board members for a large financial services firm
  • Placing a Head of Investment Management for a large Asset Manager in the Pension sector
  • Assisting a variety of banks in the Netherlands with recruiting Top Executives leading Business Lines, Chief Risk Officers, Chief Compliance Officers

Previous experience

Global banking and relationship building experience

  • Managing Director and Head of Large Corporate Coverage for the Benelux at ABN AMRO Bank, leading 26 senior professionals based out of Amsterdam and Brussels
  • Earlier in her career worked 4 years as a corporate banker for ING and then 7 years for JPMorgan, including multiple years based out of New York.
  • Started her career as an international Tax Consultant at PwC in Amsterdam.

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