Wim Focquet


Wim Focquet is a Consultant of WALK in EMEA. He concentrates on helping leaders and organizations in areas like strategy development, leadership development and organizational change.

He mentors and coaches leaders to improve the conversation with the environment and encourages them to tap into their authentic self in a wide variety of industries across Europe and the Middle East.

Wim is recognized for his ability to connect people cross culturally and his relationship building based on mutual trust. He delivers direct feedback, invites leaders to show vulnerability and openness, with empathy and a sense of humor, including challenging invitations for reflection and options to change. Key areas of interventions: Culture and Behavioral Change, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Senior Leadership Team Building and Strategic Alignment.

In these areas he includes the learnings of positive leadership, behavioral judgment and decision making. He helps to improve the conversations and develop the behaviors and attitudes necessary for success in the digital workplace.

Wim is Academic Director HR and Talent Management at the IE Business School of Human Science and Technology in Madrid.

He is holding a master degree in Germanic Philology from Ghent University. He complemented this with a masters degree in Management and Commercial Communications and an MBA in Marketing Management at Vlerick Management School.

He works in English, Spanish, French and Dutch.