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JRC International is an independent think tank with broad international experience in academic and commercial research. The firm is based in The Netherlands.
Pieter Klaas Jagersma, Ph.D., is the founder-CEO of JRC International. He began his work with, research on, and writings about companies in the 1980s. He spent over 30 years at McKinsey & Co., KPN Finance (as chief executive), and several universities and business schools (e.g., for over two decades, he was the ABN AMRO chair professor of export and international entrepreneurship at Universiteit Nyenrode, and, at the same time, chair professor of strategy at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam). He is also a non-executive director and supervisory board member. Pieter Klaas Jagersma has authored and edited a wide range of books and articles. He received an MSc summa cum laude in Economics from Groningen University and a Ph.D. in Economics from Tilburg University.
Data, analytics, and insights are the thermonuclear weapons of our time. The research of JRC International with thousands of executives and (senior) managers in Fortune Global 500, Forbes Global 2000 and many other companies has concentrated on numerous management and leadership issues with a special focus on corporate strategy, competitive strategy, and corporate reputation.