Egbert Schram, Group CEO Hofstede Insights, Official member Forbes Business Council

Egbert Schram is the Group CEO at Hofstede Insights, and an established speaker and sparring partner on the topic of how, where and when #theculturefactor impacts business and organisational operations. His areas of expertise are internationalization, SMEs, culture, international account management, HRD, business development, strategy and culture alignment, and executive cultural coaching.

He has worked in the field for some two decades and has worked in over 40+ countries with customers such as GE Healthcare, Central Bank of Nigeria, UNDP, Coca-Cola, Ikea, Huhtamäki, DXC Technologies, MGID, Physik Instrumente, BNP Paribas, Mediacom, Proctor & Gamble, Unilever, Siemens-Gamesa, Ledlenser, Barco, Lindström, Al Ghurair Group, Panasonic, RSA, Nestle Consumer Health, Mars-Wrigley, and many more organisations. 

His style is provocative yet delicate, focused on making a complex topic understandable and handling emotional challenging decisions with a great sense of rational yet pragmatic thinking. Besides working as Group CEO, he holds various additional roles in the organisations below:

• Forbes Business Council member

• Chair of Finnish Dutch Chamber of Commerce

• Chair Amcham advisory board