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Acquire an executive place as the Vice President of Human Resources with the full application of proficient professional experience and education.


Senior Human Resource Professional with demonstrated success leading human resource organizations supporting staff and senior executives in a high-performance culture. Broad experience in the HR function in both generalist and specialist roles with focus on HR/Organizational Development activities and HR strategic management and development. Established track record with emphasis on talent management, succession planning, compensation planning, reward systems, and labor relations.

Professional Affiliations

Society for Human Resource Management

Work experience

Oct 2010Present

Manager Human Resources

RBC Royal Bank
Oct 2009Aug 2010

Human Resources Director

Dec 2005Sep 2009

Human Resources Director

RSA Antilles

Responsible for all human resource management and training activities f.e. strategic planning, learning and development, recruitment, performance management, workforce engagement, compensation, benefits, labor relations and employee relations operating an annual budget of $ 4m.

Serve as a principal business adviser to the Executive Committee members on all human resources related programs. Restructured the human resources organization to improve customer service. Initiated and completed changes to the performance management system for all staff to correlate performance ratings to awards. Achieved a normal performance rating distribution by reducing ratings with 25% and at the same time increased the average bonus award.

Conducted annual employee satisfaction and engagement surveys and feedback sessions, achieving 100% employee participation and improving employee communication and satisfaction.

Designed and maintained company-wide intranet, to promote corporate culture and knowledge management initiatives.

Aug 2000Jul 2006


IMD & Linkels & van Wilgen

Responsible for training of students and company employees in the following training programs:

  • Assistant Personnel Management,
  • Personnel Management for Supervisors,
  • Middle Management and
  • Human Resource Management.
Jul 1999Nov 2005

Human Resource Manager

St. Elisabeth Hospital

Managing all human resources activities for a staff of 1100+ employees working in a variety of departments. Directing and controlling individual departments activities and needs including performance evaluations, salary increases, benefits, productivity and policies & procedures. Advising the Board of Directors on labour relations and issues. Collective Labour Agreement negotiator for the hospital. Project leader for a diverse range of projects, f.e. job evaluations & descriptions, ranking, introduction of a new pension fund.

Oct 1997Jun 1999

Human Resource Consultant

Island Government of Curacao - HR Department

Advisor to the Island Government and Public sectors on all human resources activities. Assisting the Heads of Departments in developing and maintaining human resources instruments. Negotiator with government union leaders with regards to employment conditions. Project manager at different Governmental departments into the independization of Government Agencies.

Oct 1995Sep 1997

HR Consultant

AAD Consultancy
Mar 1994Jun 1995

Legal / HR Consultant

Kadaster (Land Register)


Nov 2006Nov 2006

Post Graduate

Thunderbird, The Garvin School of International Management
Sep 1987Jun 1995

Law Degree

Universiteit van Tilburg
Sep 1991Dec 1994

Master Degree in Human Resource Management

Universiteit van Tilburg