February 2024

Esmé Valk (Schiphol): ‘Improving Well-Being Is Complex, But Gratifying’


Esmé Valk has been CHRO of Royal Schiphol Group since September 2021. After leading a cost-cutting and restructuring operation during the first months of the corona crisis, she is now working on recovery. The particular focus is on the well-being of employees, both those of Schiphol itself as well as employees of other parties operating at the airport. ‘I have the best HR job in the Netherlands, but it is also very complex.’ Read the full interview here.