Patrick Coolen

Patrick Coolen
Manager HR analytics and strategic workforce planning
ABN AMRO Bank N.V.
Patrick is a senior all round HR expert/ manager with over 17 years of experience in HR. He was a member of the HR management team within ABN AMRO and is an expert in HR analytics (also people analytics, advanced analytics, predictive analytics), HR IT and strategic workforce planning.

With two degrees, one Master in Management of Information and one MSc in Cooperative Computing, Patrick started his career in IT and moved to HR in 1999. Ever since he is fascinated about the possibilities of recruitment, talent and performance management to support business strategy.

He is a true believer of bringing HR back in the centre of decision making by making HR more fact based and data savvy. Today he am the manager of HR analytics within ABN AMRO, a global bank with appr. 23.000 employees.

Patrick is a frequent speaker on HR analytics and strategic workforce planning summits and conferences (e.g. HR Tech World/ Europe, Innovation Enterprise, QnA International, IconGroup, Stamford Global, HROToday). Follow him on twitter @patrickcoolen and/or flipboard ‘HR Analytics’.

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