Still grateful for these interventions, I would like to leverage this experience by “pay it forward”: helping professionals across industries and career stages to make those invaluable next steps towards ever better leadership.
“Leadership grows from hindsight, through insight, to foresight.”
Supervisory Board Deloitte Netherlands, IDNH B.V., Slachtofferhulp Nederland, ProDemos, and museum Slot Loevestein, Counsel to the Enterprise Court (“Ondernemingskamer”) and other non-executive roles
Former senior executive at Shell International and Ahold Delhaize
Vincent has always invested in the focus area of people development. With passion and dedication, he has assisted young graduates, built high-performing teams, mentored high potentials, and helped to build purposeful organizational cultures. Another key interest is good governance: ensuring that organizational structures facilitate the execution of strategy; creating a sense of purpose that also drives performance; establishing unambiguous roles & responsibilities for both boards and management; and making sure that proper checks and balances are in place.
As a coach, Vincent aims to be a sounding board, striving to develop a mutual understanding of your leadership journey thus far (“hindsight”), jointly analyzing what traits brought you to this point (“insight”) and co-developing scenarios for the further development of your leadership potential (“foresight”). Many executives find themselves on a journey from management to leadership (i.e., from push to pull). Vincent dedicates his energy to enriching your progress on that journey, one step at a time.
Governance and organization
International business dynamics
Bridging strategy to execution