Korn Ferry
Sven Maenhout

Sven Maenhout

Senior Consultant, Life Sciences


Sven Maenhout joined Korn Ferry Futurestep as a Senior Consultant in Korn Ferry Futurestep's Life Sciences Practice in Benelux on May 1st 2015 and is based in the firm’s Brussels office.

Mr. Maenhout conducts senior level assignments with a focus on Medical Technology organizations across EMEA. In parallel he leads the Life Sciences practice in Benelux serving clients in Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, Medical Devices, and Diagnostics.

Mr. Maenhout brings nearly 20 years’ experience in international roles in the healthcare and life sciences markets in both MedTech and BioPharma. He is an expert in commercial strategies, market access, regulatory compliance and clinical affairs, and has worked in the markets of Surgery (Cardiac, Orthopedic, Thoracic, & General), Cardiology (Electrophysiology). and Interventional Vascular Therapy as well as Nursing (Venous Access).

Throughout his career, Mr. Maenhout has successfully managed a variety of business and management challenges. He has lived and worked in Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands and the United States.

Prior to joining Futurestep, Mr. Maenhout worked for Odgers Berndtson, an international boutique executive search firm where he focused on the Med Tech & Healthcare sectors.

Mr. Maenhout holds a dual degree in Biology and Psychology from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL and has an MBA from Duke University in Durham, NC.

He is fluent in Dutch, French, German and English.