Joost has successfully supported CEO transitions for corporations, private equity firms and family-owned businesses, helping clients introduce talent and capabilities from inside and outside the industry. He focuses on CEO and senior executive succession, primarily for business-to-business companies in the industrial, transportation and logistics sectors.


  • CEO and senior management succession
  • Top leadership assessment
  • Culture diagnostic
  • Team development
  • Coaching
  • Onboarding


Recent work

  • Leading more than 100 senior management transitions.
  • Advising founders in recruiting an external CEO, helping them to understand how to create a successful leadership transition
  • Helping transform an organization’s international management structure by recruiting more than half of its top management
  • Leading a number of significant leadership assessment projects to provide senior leadership insight into the capabilities and potential of their leaders
  • Helping leaders of a large multinational understand their company culture and assess the level of change required for future success

Previous Experience

  • Chief people officer and a member of the management board of one of the world’s largest express delivery companies
  • CEO of the lottery of the Dutch Olympic Committee
  • Leader of the European retail and out-of-home business unit for frozen bakery products for a Dutch listed food and biochemicals multinational
  • Ten-year international career in one of world’s leading FMCG companies in global and regional human resources roles, based in the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
  • Started his career as an auditor for one of the Big Four accounting firms


  • M.B.A. in business economics from Tilburg University

Practice Areas