Yves de Poucques

Yves is a senior leadership advisor with broad international experience in professional services and extensive expertise in organisational consulting.

He joined Eric Salmon & Partners in 2019 to help develop a wide range of leadership advisory services across Europe, including executive assessment, succession planning, team effectiveness, board effectiveness and organisational design.

Before joining Eric Salmon & Partners, Yves spent 15 years at Russell Reynolds, leading executive search projects for senior leadership roles, mainly in the industrial and healthcare sectors. He also handled board and CEO advisory projects to help clients better evaluate and improve senior individual and collective leadership capabilities and performance. Yves was the Managing Partner for Belgium from 2010 to 2018.

Previously, Yves spent five years with McKinsey & Company leading strategic consulting projects in multiple industries, with a strong emphasis on organisational issues such as organisational transformation, performance management and talent management. He started his career with Dow Chemical, in Belgium and in the US, in various financial positions.

Yves has a Master’s in Business Engineering from the Solvay Brussels School (University of Brussels), a Master’s in Management from the Vlerick School of Management (University of Ghent) and an MBA from the Ross School of Business (University of Michigan).

Languages English, French, Dutch