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Dr. Christel Deckers as of June 1, 2024 Associate Partner Healthcare & Public at Capita Selecta - Executive Search & Leadership Advisory.

Updated: Jun 1

Dr. Christel Deckers MBA will start as Associate Partner Leadership Advisory at Capita Selecta Executive Search on June 1, 2024. With more than 30 years of experience in boardroom dynamics, Christel - as a member of the Board practice - will concentrate on Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) issues. She will advise and guide Supervisory Boards and Boards within specifically the Healthcare, Education and Finance & Assurance domain.

Christel's arrival means an expansion of the Board - practice and an addition of an area of

​​expertise, in addition to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and Digitalization.

Christel held operational management positions within the AMC, the UMC Utrecht and the NKI-AVL. In the years that followed, she served as Interim Manager in positions such as Director, Operational and Strategic Manager and Strategic Advisor in the areas of Business Management, Finance and ICT, Transition and Quality & Safety.

Over the past decade, Christel has qualified as Chairman and Member of Supervisory and

Supervisory Boards. She is currently Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Maxima Medical Center, Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Marente and Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Raphael Foundation and the Trimbos Institute. In 2021, she was the first professional in the history of the Royal Dutch Association for Accountants (NBA) to be appointed as Director, while being not educated as an Accountant.

Christel is a reviewer for 'Management Book' and has several publications to her name in the areas of GRC, Investment and Return Issues, the Productivity Paradox, ICT and the Electronic Client File. She obtained her PhD from the Business School of Economics. She has a Master's degree in Change Management and is also a certified Mediator and Quality Auditor.

'Christel is a positive-critical and independent thinker who can make a difference. She is a professional who is able to think and act based on insight, knowledge and content. Christel therefore fits perfectly with the DNA and culture of our firm.

We warmly welcome her and look forward to a pleasant and inspiring collaboration'.

On behalf of the Capita Selecta – Team,

Edward van den Boorn

Managing Partner

Saniye Çelik - Roos van Dijk - Henriëtte van den Heuvel - Rein Sevenstern - Joost Taggenbrock - Kirsten de Vries - Arnold de Vries Robbé

Capita Selecta - Executive Search & Leadership Advisory

Capita Selecta translates organizational and strategic issues into pragmatic and concrete personnel solutions. We advise, guide and develop teams and individuals, in line with the strategy and the organization. Our Executive Search services identify, select, present and guide innovative and future-proof leadership and management.

Over 30 years, the firm has developed into a renowned partner in the recruitment and

development of leaders and senior executives for Dutch-based, national and international companies and organizations.

More information about Christel and Capita Selecta can be found on the website


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