Rob Miesen leads Spencer Stuart’s Amsterdam office and is a member of the firm’s Energy, Chemicals, Industrial and Supply Chain practices. He brings more than 20 years of industry and functional expertise to his role and spends his time among several of Spencer Stuart’s European offices. Rob previously led the Energy Practice in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Industry expertise with global perspective

  • Prior to joining Spencer Stuart, Rob held various senior management roles with Royal Dutch Shell in the Netherlands, United Kingdom, Australia, Italy, Spain and Argentina. These roles spanned general management, sales, marketing, strategy, R&D and supply chain management.
  • Furthermore, Rob served on the supervisory board of directors of STAS (Shell & Turcas A.S.) and the boards of directors of Shell Italia and Shell Portugal.

Rob earned both his Ph.D. and master’s degree in physics from Eindhoven University of Technology. He also studied applied finance and investment at the Securities Institute of Australia, and has completed various executive management programs, including strategy development at INSEAD and an executive M.B.A. at IMD. Rob is fluent in English and Dutch and has a good command of Spanish, German, Italian and French.

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