Bastiaan Fontein

Head of Financial Officers Practice

Bastiaan currently serves as Client Partner and is responsible for our Executive Search and Interim Management services across The Netherlands.

Bastiaan has 30 years’ experience in executive search servicing PE-backed and privately owned enterprises as well as public companies in a broad range of industries.

Bastiaan’s early career was spent in corporate finance with NIBC Bank and he began his search career in 1990 as a consultant with a leading UK based recruitment firm, placing qualified accountants and tax specialists from public practice into commerce and industry. In 1994, Bastiaan joined a NYSE listed staffing group and established their Dutch branch office. In 1999, he founded FinanStaff, which he has been running since, and joins our team from 2021.

Bastiaan holds an MBA from ICBA (later known as Henley Management College Netherlands).

  • Consumer
  • Financial Services
  • Industrial
  • Technology