Loek Wijchers has been a partner of Holland Consulting Group since 1990 and managing director of Holland Development Centre since 1990. On 1 January 2013, he was made an honorary partner.
He works as a consultant in both the business sector and non-profit sector in the fields of social policy, human resource management, staff planning and management development. He has developed specialist variations of the Assessment Centre Method for the purposes of recruitment and selection in addition to development of management potential.
He has held a range of positions in the field of personnel affairs, including HR consultant and HR director.
His areas of expertise include developing and implementing strategic HRM policy, setting up recruitment and selection procedures and introducing various quality-control instruments such as assessments, performance reviews, work consultations and management by objectives. He has conducted numerous major projects in these disciplines. He counsels senior managers and provides solutions for problematic working relationships.
Wijchers regulary acts as day chairman for congresses. He also sits on juries and panels, organises seminars and his skills as a speaker are much sought after.
He has written 35 books and hundreds of articles. He has also been a columnist for many different trade journals, such as Personeelsbeleid (HR Policy). Since 2008, Wijchers has also presented the business show Studio E & W, which is broadcast daily on the Dutch channel RTL 7. This programme is about workers in the broadest possible sense of the word.
Wijchers is a member of the NVP (Dutch HRM and Organisational Development Association).