Madelein Leegwater

Associate Partner

Madelein joined Schelstraete Delacourt Associates as a partner in 2018. She has over 25 years’ experience of management in corporate finance, retail and technology and in recent years she has also worked in supply chain and logistics. It’s no wonder that her specialisation is the ability to connect all fields (from finance and operations to human capital) for organisations. Madelein worked for SNS bank and SNS Reaal NV as Executive Director, offices and facilities, for over nine years. From 2012 to 2017, Madelein acted as CEO for two fintech companies and managed the international market for those companies as a shareholder. With her last employer, Madelein was COO/board member at Sandd. Madelein is a member of various supervisory boards as an investor and a director. She is also a great champion of modern leadership, innovation and diversity in the boardroom.


Madelein did an MBA FSI at Nijenrode University and is a recognised Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. She works in Dutch, English and German.


Thanks to her career is various sectors, Madelein can offer our clients sound, practical experience in various fields such as team development, putting together complementary boards and customer relations in a very competitive environment.


“Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.” (Steve Jobs)