Stijn Van Steenbergen

Stijn Van Steenbergen

EMEA Market Leader, Life Sciences, Korn Ferry Futurestep, EMEA


Stijn Van Steenbergen joined Korn/Ferry Futurestep in Brussels on April 1, 2008. He heads the Life Sciences Practice in EMEA, managing a 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 Services and Agro Sciences.

Mr. Van Steenbergen brings international experience in Talent Advisory, including Executive Search across all main functional areas.

He also focused on Talent Acquisition Advisory and Talent Management, 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 (J&J) in European technical operations. In 2007, he moved on to an international recruitment firm focusing on specialized recruitment for Life Sciences, Engineering and Supply Chain profiles. In 2008, he started up the Life Sciences practice for Futurestep in Benelux to which he still actively contributes in parallel to his European responsibilities.

He graduated from the Catholic University of Leuven with a Master’s Degree in Biotechnology. He also holds a degree in Economics and a degree in International Relations. He is fluent in Dutch, French, English and Spanish.