Patrick Coolen is a senior all round HR expert/ manager with over 16 years of experience in HR. He was a member of the HR management team within ABN AMRO and is an expert in developing strategies in all HR domains. With two degrees, one Master in Management of Information and one MSc in Cooperative Computing, he started his career in IT and moved to HR in 1999. Ever since he was fascinated about the possibilities of recruitment, talent and performance management to support business strategy. Patrick Coolen 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 is the manager of HR metrics and analytics within ABN AMRO, a global bank with appr. 23.000 employees. Patrick is a frequent speaker on HR analytics and workforce planning summits and conferences.