Wouter de Niet


Wouter joined Alexander Hughes Amsterdam in 2020.

Wouter is a seasoned all-round executive with extensive international experience in corporate and investment banking and in recruitment, executive search and management consulting.

Over the last 20 years he has held various positions from Recruitment Consultant and Managing Consultant through to Practice Leader and Business Manager for major international executive search, management consulting and recruiting firms.

He has interviewed and coached numerous professionals and has successfully conducted many domestic and global searches across all management levels and across a wide range of disciplines, sectors and cultures.

While having his own management consulting boutique firm, he furthermore gathered broad project- and change management experience. He has participated and invested in various start-ups and advised a diversity of both organizations and individual professionals on improving business productivity, service & business design, culture change, talent management and career transition.

Wouter studied Business Economics at the HES School of Economics in Amsterdam; specialization International Finance, Banking and Insurance.

He has developed a strong interest in organizational change and culture, coaching, talent development and career transition as well as the behaviour of the individual within the organization.

At Alexander Hughes he will predominantly be responsible for the niches in the financial and professional services arena and furthermore focus on the sectors Industry – Telecom, Media and Technology – Consumer Markets, Retail and Hospitality.

Wouter speaks Dutch, English and German.