Eric Van Djiken

Ed is a qualified, multilingual Organisational Psychologist and Coach with experience of designing and delivering Management Development programmes in the Middle East (Kuwait, KSA and the UAE) including the Oil & Gas sector. Roles undertaken include, inter alia:

  • In-house Occupational Psychologist running Talent Development & Assessment Centres delivering tailored leadership development programme including 360 feedback, succession planning and talent management solutions for senior managers up to VP level for Obeikan Investment Group, KSA
  • Organisational Psychologist for the Kuwait Oil Company where he designed and delivered a Talent Review Process using various assessment tools to identify key contributors to a prestigious Smart Digital Oil Field initiative to optimise the production performance of large oil & gas fields.
  • Organisational Psychologist for the Olive Group, Abu Dhabi as part of the Abu Dhabi National Programme for Leadership Development managing competency based Assessment Centres providing in-depth feedback based on behavioural data and personality profiling, identifying individual development needs and development plans to assume leadership positions.

Ed is a Dutch national with an MSc in Social and Organisational Psychology from Leiden University NL, an MA in European Industrial Relations from Warwick Business School UK and is a senior practitioner level trained and supervised coach fluent in English, Dutch, German and Portuguese.