Based in Chicago, Seb Stoove leads Spencer Stuart’s global Agriculture & Commodities Practice and is a member of the firm’s Energy, Natural Resources, Industrial and Supply Chain practices. He has 13 years of experience as a leadership advisor to some of the biggest global commodities and agribusiness companies, publishing several articles on leadership in the commodities sector. Seb conducts international search assignments for board and C-suite roles in the energy, mining, agricultural, supply chain and renewables sectors, as well as a growing number of trading & risk leadership roles.

International industry expertise

  • Prior to joining Spencer Stuart, Seb worked with another European executive search firm recruiting senior international executives in natural resources, supply chain, commodities, financial services and consumer goods.
  • Before his career in search, he was active in various front office positions with international trading companies and Rabobank International. He dealt with a range of product groups such as equity, fixed income and commodities and served a variety of clients across the world.

Sebastiaan graduated from the College of Haarlem with a B.A. in economics, law and management. He has lived and worked in Amsterdam, London, Singapore and Chicago, and speaks English, Dutch, French and German.

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