Van Dam

Senior Client Partner, EMEA

Nico is a Senior Client Partner with Korn Ferry’s Advisory practice based in the firm’s Brussels Office (Belgium).

Nico has twenty years of experience advising clients on organization/people strategy and sustainable performance. His work focuses on clarifying key business challenges and on design, implementation and evaluation of new organizational and people strategies/programs.

Nico’s expertise in people and organization advisory encompasses strategy execution, operating model and organizational design, culture, talent strategy/management, succession management, reward strategy, performance management, work measurement, job analysis and design, assessment, coaching and employee engagement.

He is passioned by integrating ESG and Sustainability in organizational purpose, business models and organizational culture.

Nico is energized by cutting through complexity and by creating impact through building organizational and people capability. In his advisory work, he seeks close partnerships with client organizations and colleagues to maximize synergies.

Within Korn Ferry, Nico has assumed various leadership roles and has build extensive experience as a business and people leader serving as a member of the Benelux Advisory management team.

Nico has lived and worked with Korn Ferry in China and Hong Kong. His experience covers working with organizations in both mature and fast-growing markets, across various sectors.

Nico holds a Master degree in Applied Economic Sciences from the Catholic University of Leuven (KUL), Belgium, as well as a Master degree in International Business Economics from KUL and Sorbonne University, Paris, France. He studied Business Sustainability Management at Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.

Nico is a native Dutch and French speaker and is fluent in English, with notions of German and Spanish.