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Rein Sevenstern MSc. per October 1, 2023 Associate Partner at Capita Selecta.

Updated: Oct 13, 2023

Rein Sevenstern (MSc.) has joined Capita Selecta as an Associate Partner Leadership Advisory as of October 1, 2023. With more than 35 years of international experience, Rein will focus on the Executive Coaching & Leadership Development – services of the firm. Together with Dr. Henriëtte van den Heuvel and Drs. Joost Taggenbrock, Rein will further shape - and bring content to - the Leadership Advisory practice.

Rein Sevenstern started his career in 1994 as a Consultant/Coach at Hay Group, at the time one of the largest international Management Consultancy firms in the world. In the twenty-two years that followed, he was stationed in Utrecht, Melbourne, Brussels and Amsterdam and worked for clients across the globe. The focus was mainly on Australia, South Asia, Russia, Europe, Turkey, Africa and North America. During a 12 months sabbatical, he did volunteer work in India, the Australian Outback and Mozambique. He subsequently decided to continue his career as an entrepreneur.

Next to his role as senior consultant, Rein was a managing member of the Hay Group European expertise team of Leadership & Talent Development. In this role, Rein was accountable for the development and accreditation of European consultants in Hay Group’s proprietary Leadership Assessment & Development methodologies, as well as the induction to Hay Group of newly hired consultants in the EMEA - region.

Rein Sevenstern is a trusted Boardroom advisor. He makes a distinctive contribution to the personal and professional development of people and teams in an organizational context. Rein is driven by the positive impact he can have on the leaders and organizations he works with. He makes people more confident and stronger in achieving their goals.

Rein holds an international MBA from Nyenrode Business University. He is certified in executive coaching, DISC, Emotional & Social Competence Inventory and TeamRole Indexator. He feels most comfortable and challenged in the field of Leadership Development & Acceleration in a culturally diverse, international context where the development of individuals and teams is of key importance.


The further broadening and deepening of Capita Selecta's services is in line with the increasing demand from organizations to examine and strengthen the functioning of (Non-) Executives and Executive Teams in a well-founded manner. Supervisory Boards and Boards of Directors tend to be increasingly interested in and appreciative of the talent and leadership and management potential present within the organization. Amongst others based on our ‘Leadership DNA Blueprint, Capita Selecta is able to identify the qualities of individuals and teams and develop them further or strengthen them through external recruitment.

Capita Selecta Executive Search & Leadership Advisory has developed over 30 years into a renowned partner in the identification, assessment, guidance and development of leaders and senior (non-) executives for national and international companies and organisations based in The Netherlands.

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


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