Geesje Leijenaar

Global Talent Manager

Geesje Leijenaar is the Global Head of Talent Development at Elementis, a global specialty chemicals company. In this role, her primary responsibility is to enhance employee engagement and performance. Geesje achieves this through the strategic use of analytics, the implementation of learning and development programs for leaders and individual contributors, and the initiation of various talent programs. Her passion lies in steadily and sustainably improving employee engagement, aligning with Elementis's commitment to excellence in product quality, performance, and sustainability across diverse industries, including personal care and coatings.

With a Master's in Business Administration from Erasmus University, Geesje's talent management experience spans global firms like Tata Steel, Akzo Nobel, and ManpowerGroup.