Nicolette Zandbergen

Nicolette is a Partner in Amrop's Amsterdam office and a member of Amrop's global Professional Services Practice.

Nicolette joined Amrop as Partner in January 2013.

Nicolette works with clients to optimize the return on their people investments. Her focus and deep expertise is in addressing executive talent and staffing needs. Large domestic, international and entrepreneurial companies across a broad range of industries have sought Nicolette’s advice and support to resolve their executive talent gaps. Nicolette focuses on Professional Services/Consulting, Financial Services and broader Industry sectors, as well as on key functional staff domains (Human Resources, Communications, Strategy and M&A). Successful appointments cover General Management (Chairman, CEO, MD), Consulting (Partner, MD, Principal), Human Resources (CHRO, Group HRD, VPHR BL, Division HRD, Group L&D, Group C&B), Corporate Communications and Global M&A.  

Nicolette started her career in recruitment, placing top talent in mid-level line and staff positions. Following, she was 16 year with Hewitt Associates (Aon Hewitt), where she subsequently held Consulting, Business Management and Client Leadership roles in Rotterdam, Chicago, Brussels and Amsterdam. As a global Partner and member of Hewitt’s Global Leadership Group she partnered with clients across industries on people issues in the areas of strategy, talent, leadership, rewards, restructuring and (organic and acquisitive) growth, steering assignments in Europe, US, the Middle East and Asia. 

Nicolette holds a Masters degree in Political Science from Leiden University and finished part of the program at the University of Bologna, Italy.

A Dutch native speaker she is fluent in English, French, German and Italian.

Besides her work as Partner with Amrop, Nicolette is an active member of the HR Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in the Netherlands.