Advisory Board

Advisory Board members serve as champions of the Human Capital Analytics group by providing strategic direction, connections to resources and networks, and general support for HCA's activities.

The Advisory board (AB) will provide strategic guidance to the Human Capital Analytics Group to achieve its mission. AB members serve as champions of the Human Capital Analytics group by providing their professional expertise; their understanding of constituent perspectives; their connections to local, national or international resources, colleagues or peers; and other forms of needed assistance. 

 Esther Bongenaar




Esther Bongenaar

VP HR Data & Analytics, Royal Dutch Shell

Esther Bongenaar is VP of the HR Analytics team at Shell. The HR Analytics team provides strategic and analytical inputs to senior management, HR and the business to support evidenced-based decision-making on Human Capital.  Esther holds a MSc degree in Operations Research (University of Amsterdam) and a PDEng degree in Mathematics for Industry (Eindhoven University of Technology). She started her career as a Business Consultant for Accenture and joined Shell Group in 2005. In her initial role as Statistical Consultant she supported a broad range of internal and external customers. Amongst others, she derived valuable insights for the Shell Scenarios Team, refineries, LPG traders, and R&D groups. In 2014, Esther joined Shell HR to build the HR analytics capability; she recruited a world-class team that delivers predictive analytics on Shell's Human Capital. The team combines expertise in data science, psychometrics, assessment- and employee survey design to have maximum impact on business performance.

Peter V.W. Hartmann; Ph.D.

Director, Head of People Performance and Analytics, Getinge Group

After acquiring his Ph.D. on the topics of cognitive ability, personality & psychometrics, Peter V.W Hartmann worked as the Chief Psychometrician for the leading test publishing company in Denmark, validating assessment tools, as well as advising on test construction and the use of assessment tools. Later he joined the Maersk Group in 2012 to work with measurement and analytics, where Peter was the Maersk Group´s expert on HR Analytics. In 2016 Peter joined the Getting Group as Director, Head of People Performance and Analytics - where he is responsible for all aspects of Performance Management and HR Analytics.



Henrik Gjesing Antvor

Senior Specialist, Analytics / People & Culture, Vestas Wind Systems A/S

Henrik is MSc Economics and has worked with analytics for more than 15 years. Starting out in the Market Research industry he has gained real life, hands-on experience in research methods. He was part of the team that conceptualized and developed the European Employee Index. Henrik has been Executive Advisor for some of Denmark's largest corporations, helping them to develop early warning systems and harvest insights.

As an external lecturer Henrik has taught classes in Business Performance Management and Business Research Methods at Aarhus Business School and Aarhus University. His interests include predictive analytics, linking HR to bottom line, employee engagement, and diversity.





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