Korn Ferry
Stijn Van Steenbergen

Stijn Van Steenbergen

Market Leader, Life Sciences, Korn Ferry Futurestep, EMEA


Stijn Van Steenbergen joined Futurestep in Brussels on April 1st 2008. Within Futurestep, he is the European market leader for Life Sciences, managing an integrated pan-European team of specialized consultants delivering customized recruitment solutions and consulting services for clients in Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Medical Devices, Diagnostics, Life Sciences contract services, Healthcare and Agro Sciences.

Mr. Van Steenbergen brings in-depth international experience in Executive Search across all main functional areas, Talent Acquisitions Advisory and broader HR Talent Solutions with a variety of clients ranging from start-ups to multinational businesses at international and local level across EMEA.

Besides his European responsibilities, he also acts as Futurestep Trade Lane Partner for the Israeli market, a central point of contact across all sectors for Israeli companies with international talent needs.

Prior to joining Futurestep, Mr. Van Steenbergen started his career in the pharmaceutical industry at Janssen Pharmaceuticals (a J&J company) in a European role within the manufacturing organization. In 2007 he moved on to an international recruitment and selection firm focusing on specialised recruitment for Life Sciences, Engineering and Supply Chain profiles. In 2008 he started up the Life Sciences practice for Futurestep in Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands & Luxembourg)  to which he still actively contributes in parallel to his European responsibilities.

Mr. Van Steenbergen is fluent in Dutch, French, English and Spanish. He holds a Master in Engineering in Biotechnology, a postgraduate degree in Public Economy and a postgraduate degree in International Relations from  the Catholic University Leuven.