Caroline Vanovermeire

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Caroline Vanovermeire

Global Director of Talent at dentsu international

Caroline Vanovermeire is the Global Director of Talent at dentsu international, a high growth/ change/ pace/ digital/ pioneering Marketing Services and Solutions Company across media, digital and creative, who partners with brands to achieve meaningful progress as a force for growth and good.

She is the founder of Effra Consult, a business that focuses on all things people to boost business performance and specialises at working with organisations who are at an inflexion point due to growth and/or disruption. Typical activities are related to Culture Shaping, Organisational Effectiveness, Talent Management, Leadership, Assessment and Development.

In addition, she is a mentor to start-ups in the Fin Tech industry.

Caroline was previously the Global Head of Organisational Development for all Support functions at Barclays and a Principal at Heidrick & Struggles’ Global Leadership Advisory practice. Caroline came to London 20 years ago on request of her first employer and accomplished to put Ernst & Young, later rebranded into Hudson, on the map in the UK&I as a service provider for talent management, assessment and development.

Caroline is a trained Psychologist and Coach, accredited in various psychometric tools linked to her level A&B BPS qualification. She also has a Masters in Human Resources management. She was invited to Harvard by Prof. Groysberg to attend the program Driving Performance through Talent Management. Her best insights she is however getting from the people she is frequently interacting with.

In her free time, Caroline is a trustee for the Regenboogschool, a charity who offers Cultural, Inclusivity and Dutch language education for 4-18 year old, as well as a key supporter of Sense, a charity for deaf blind people, and has been a proud member of their Corporate Fundraising board since 2011. She also volunteers for the Media Trust.

She likes to cook and never sticks to a recipe, so all dishes remain “unique” but for one thing: she has got a weakness to make use of Belgian beers as a key ingredient.

Caroline is married to Philip and mom of Elliot who is teaching her how to flick a ball like Messi.

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