Bernadette Voogsgerd

Bernadette Voogsgerd

Senior Principal


Bernadette Voogsgerd is a Senior Principal for Korn Ferry, based in the firm’s Paris office.

Ms. Voogsgerd focuses on leadership development, top team effectiveness and coaching. She is involved in many global projects, working with leaders and management teams in international environments, supporting transformations through the development of leadership, on an individual and team basis.

Ms. Voogsgerd has extensive experience in the life sciences sector and has worked with senior teams on their leadership and collective effectiveness. She coaches leaders on a regular basis, focusing on building their ability to lead their teams towards engagement and performance. 

Ms. Voogsgerd’s main areas of expertise are top team effectiveness, leadership development, coaching (individual and team), competency modelling, career and competences development, and assessment and 360 feedback. She designs and implements leadership development programs, with large groups of international executives, allowing them to develop a global view of their business and environment, enhancing their impact as leaders.

Through Ms. Voogsgerd’s education as psychologist and experience with individuals she has extensive understanding of human behavior and impact. Previously, she worked in different areas of human resources in several major international companies like Unilever, Disneyland, and Gap.

Ms. Voogsgerd holds a master degree in industrial psychology and social psychology and is a certified coach (Individual, team and organizational coaching through Activision and Systemic approach by J.A. Malarevicz)

Ms. Voogsgerd is fluent in English, French, and Dutch.