Enacting the ESG
dimension within the Board
Governance weaknesses have often been a root cause for corporate failures. Similarly, missing to fully imbed sustainability in defining new strategies will most certainly drive firms into severe problems.
Environmental issues, such as climate change or the collapse of biodiversity, will frame more and more corporate strategies, both in terms of risk management and identification of new business opportunities.
Social issues, such as diversity or inclusiveness, will strengthen companies in terms of creativity, talent attractiveness and client positioning.
The corporate stakeholders, clients, employees, shareholders, lenders are scrutinizing more and more the capacity of Boards and Executive Teams to grab these dimensions and build sustainable strategies accordingly.
Support Boards continuously improve their governance and effectiveness, as a team and as individuals, including with a complete onboarding of the sustainability dimension
Our founding values
which make us different
BoldnessWe dare to provoke constructively, we challenge existing ideas and aim to make a true impact in all what we do.
IntegrityActing with integrity and being transparent is at the heart of our approach. We do not compromise on it.
InsightfulWe demonstrate in-depth understanding of our clients and candidates’ aspirations, – exceeding their expectations with accurate and meaningful advices. We partner for each project with the right experts to deliver outstanding services.
CollaborationWe engage in a purposeful way with all our stakeholders in a trustful strong long-term relationship.
Nice to meet you,
Pascale Simon has over 20 years of experience in executive and board search, board review and leadership development. She has been actively involved in CEO and C-suite succession and board member search assignments, including board evaluation initiatives across sectors.
Until recently Partner at Heidrick & Struggles, she was leading the “CEO & Board”, the “Financial Services” and the “CFO” Practices in Brussels. Previously, Pascale was a Partner for 15 years at Russell Reynolds Associates where she handled C-suite and board member search assignments. Before beginning her career in executive search, Pascale worked in the banking industry. At ING, she worked as an investment banker for four years before taking on public relations and marketing roles. She started her career as assistant and consultant for SMEs at the Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles.
Pascale is an ICF Certified coach. She graduated with a degree in business engineering from the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles.
As a lawyer in the financial infrastructure, Anne Sophie Pijcke has been actively involved in the evolution of financial regulation and corporate governance over the last two decades. As member of the Permanent Working Group attached to the Belgian Commission on Corporate Governance, she has been contributing to the Belgian corporate governance codes. By being Director in different listed companies she has also developed a practical experience in the field.
Since 2017, Anne Sophie has built a strong expertise in sustainable finance as Special ESG advisor for the group Euronext, and as a Board member of Forum Ethibel, an association devoted to sustainable labels, audits, and certification of financial and non-financial products.
Anne Sophie graduated with a Master in Law at the Catholic University of Louvain-La-Neuve. She has also a post-Master degree in fiscal law at the Free University of Brussels.