Sustainability Works - Annelies Pijnenburg - Amsterdam
Sustainability Works

Recruitment and Executive Search for Sustainability 

Sustainability Works matches:


  • Sustainability frontrunners from Start-Up to
    Corporate, NGO and PPP
  • International, complex and dynamic environment
  • In need of high-performance teams
  • Scenario uncertainty 


  • Value-driven, high integrity
  • Ability to turn complexity into tangible action 
  • Focus on impact and market relevance
  • Growth, learning and experiences are important

How to select sustainability professionals?

How to select sustainability professionals

Standard job requirements, e.g:

  • Sector or country experience​
  • Functional: management, comms, sales, etc​
  • All-round professionality ​
  • Language skills​

Minimum requirements

Transitional competencies:​

  • Analytical, conceptual and zooming skills
  • Multi-talented, strategist ánd hands-on,
    innovative, agile​
  • Engagement and interpersonal effectiveness​

These define effectiveness in a dynamic context

Sustainability core:​

  • Personal vision and mission​
  • Drive & motivation. Perseverance.​
  • Values, integrity, credibility​

These are qualifyers for transitional leadership towards more sustainable practices