Marie-Bernard, based in Bruxelles/Wallonia, is leading the Mercuri Urval Board&Executive practise in Belgium. She joint the company in 2000 and focuses today on Executive Search, Business transformation, Talent Advisory such as assessment and development centers. She is a certified coach (ICF). She holds an extensive experience in different sectors (private and public), spanning from Healthcare and Hospitals over Industrial Products & Manufacturing , Retail, Services as well as local and European Public Institutions.
Prior to joining Mercuri Urval, Marie-Bernard lived abroad a few years and worked for 10 years in international commerce, dealing with asian textiles factories and european retailers. She was combining various responsabilities: Purchase Manager, Business developper, Key Account Manager and member of the executive comittee.
Marie-Bernard is board member of the Cercle du Lac since 2014 and HR expert in the HR Comittee of EDF-IG since 2014.
She frequently acts as guest speaker on people management and leadership related topics. For many years she's been an active member of professional networks and working groups, for instance within Women on Board or Guberna, the belgian association of board members.
Marie-Bernard earned a Master degree in Social and Economical Sciences at the University of Namur. She got certified in Corporate governance (Guberna) / languages: French - English -Dutch -Spanish (middle) - Chinese (notion)