Managing Director, Robert Walters, South East Asia
As the Managing Director for South East Asia, Gerrit is responsible for leading and growing the recruitment business in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines. Since joining Robert Walters as the Country Head of Thailand in 2013, Gerrit’s remit has expanded to cover Vietnam in 2016, followed by Indonesia and the Philippines in 2019.
With over 15 years of recruitment experience spanning across Europe and Asia, Gerrit first started his career in Switzerland and recruited for positions in the banking industry. He was later posted to Antwerp and launched a new office in Ghent. The Belgian native was tasked to manage the finance and accounting teams in both cities. Since then, he had launched and developed recruitment teams in Mumbai and Tokyo. Gerrit graduated with a Master in Business Administration from Vlerick Management School in Belgium.
He is an avid traveller and speaks Dutch, English, French, German and Spanish.