Linda’s extensive background in HR and business leadership combine to create a safe and constructive assessment environment for individuals and teams. She brings a straightforward, pragmatic approach to developing successful leaders, using rigorous tools and market data to benchmark an individual’s leadership capabilities and potential to grow. Linda possesses a unique ability to help boards limit unconscious biases and to consider external developments, required transformations and long-term objectives in selecting or developing their top leadership teams. She also brings board-level experience and perspective as a member of a supervisory board and audit and risk committee.


  • Executive assessment
  • Leadership development
  • Succession planning
  • Executive onboarding
  • Team development and team effectiveness
  • Culture programs


Recent work

  • Assessing more than 120 executives following a CEO transition at a financial services firm, resulting in increased diversity and a more agile leadership culture
  • Developing a culture program after the assessment of more than 300 leaders to support the merger of two retail corporations, supporting a smooth and effective integration and profitability improvement
  • Supporting the development of a culture of learning and feedback at a leading logistics company after assessing more than 120 top leaders and advising the board on future leadership priorities
  • Advising the supervisory board and providing onboarding support following a CEO succession at a professional services firm
  • Assessing potential senior leaders in an organisation to improve decision making on leadership succession

Previous Experience

  • Global HR leader with ABN AMRO Bank
  • 15 years of experience in numerous banking regional director roles


  • M.S. in general economics from Tilburg University. Linda speaks fluent Dutch, English and German.

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