Bob de Groot is a Partner in Amrop's Amsterdam office.
Bob started his career in 1983 as HR Manager in the Healthcare industry. In 1986 he joined KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, where he subsequently held positions in the field of Corporate Recruitment, HR Management, Service & Quality Management and Management Development. He then joined the Red Cross organization in 1994 as HR Director for The Netherlands. In 1998 he moved to KPMG and became Consultant within KPMG Ebbinge, a specialized HR consulting boutique which separated from KPMG in 2004. Bob continued his career as Partner and Consultant at Ebbinge & Company, a leading firm in Executive Search, Recruitment and Development in The Netherlands.
Bob joined Amrop as Partner in May 2014.
Bob holds a Masters degree in Management & Organization from Tilburg University and a Masters degree in Human Resources Management from the University of Groningen, both in The Netherlands.
Besides his expertise in HRM and Executive Search, Bob is specialized in a broad range of industries, with in-depth knowledge of Public Services, NGOs, Public and Private foundations, Associations, Civil Services and other Not-For-Profit organizations. He focuses on (non-)executive and senior management as well as professional expert positions. Besides his work for Amrop Amsterdam, Bob is also an academic teacher, author and publicist in the field of HRM, Talent Management and Management Development.