Diederik Amery, based in Brussels and Luxembourg, provides executive and board search, individual and team appraisals, and leadership development services. His particular focus is on financial services, technology and communications, and engineering environments. He is an active member of the global Financial Officers Practice and leads the local Private Equity Practice.
When you aim for average, you will end up below average. When you aim for the sky, you will end up high. I love discovering talented individuals and supporting their development.
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Diederik worked for ABN AMRO around the world. His roles at ABN AMRO included Director of Equity Capital Markets (Rothschild JV) and Assistant to a Member of the Managing Board, based in Amsterdam, Vice President of Corporate Finance for Latin America, based in São Paulo, Assistant Vice President Project Finance, based in Amsterdam, and Credit Officer, based in Singapore.
Diederik has an MS in engineering, electrotechnics, and mechanics from the University of Leuven in Belgium, a Diplôme d’Ingénieur en économie et gestion from Ecole Nationale Supérieure du Pétrole et des Moteurs in Paris, and an MS in energy management and policy from the University of Pennsylvania. When not working, he enjoys long-distance running and spending time with family or friends. He also enjoys attending concerts and outdoor sports like diving, sailing, and skiing.