Michael leads our Continental European business as a partner. He joined us in London in 2008, where he developed our UK reward practice and created our HR search team, delivering international searches across Europe. Since 2013 he has led our European growth strategy, setting up offices in Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Milan and Amsterdam. A specialist in CHRO leadership roles and executive HR assignments, he has significant experience in identifying and placing leaders across Europe. Before search and recruitment, Michael worked in HR, where he was head of HR and people development before moving to an HR consultancy.
At Frazer Jones, we are enabling HR leaders to drive a progressive agenda to push their businesses into the future. Looking at the current state of HR, Michael Illert believes that the core points for a progressive HR agenda are new work, data, talent management and diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). An uncertain 2022 but […]
Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) is a concept that comes up frequently in the workplace and is more than just a policy or program. It enables employees to feel a sense of belonging, improves collaboration and creates a safe environment where ideas and people thrive. Michael Illert (Lead Partner, Continental Europe – The SR Group) and […]
I had the pleasure of interviewing my client, Frank-Jan de Leeuw, Global Head Performance & Reward for ING, on his journey within HR & reward. Frank-Jan has been working at ING for many years and has had an interesting career, one that I was keen to interview him on and share. I hope you enjoy […]