Head of Research & Business Support

Mara de Jong

Mara de Jong

Mara leads the team of research professionals for Boer & Croon’s executive search line of business. This includes Vanderkruijs, Yess Boer & Croon, Boer & Croon Healthcare and Interim. The research team ensures best-in-class market analysis, search strategy, identification and assessment of top talent for our clients in non-profit and profit markets. In collaboration with various stakeholders, Mara holds accountability for the career development and professionalism of the research team.

Previously, she worked many years for Korn Ferry, an international HR advisory firm, where she supported its Leadership Team with strategic programming for performance reviews, recruitment, onboarding, learning & development and career development. Before that role, she was Head of Research EMEA with a team of associates across 20 countries. She had previously managed “top of the house” search assignments from Korn Ferry’s Birmingham, London and Amsterdam offices. Over 25 years ago, Mara started her career at Yess.

Mara is driven by an environment where close collaboration allows for the best solutions for clients and candidates. It’s her mission to inspire and support colleagues in their client engagement and personal career journeys.