<h1>Kerstin Schrader</h1>

Kerstin Schrader

Kerstin Schrader is Irdeto’s VP of Global Human Resources - Global Head of People and holds 17 years of HR experience of which, before joining Irdeto in 2016. Her focus areas and passion for global programs are around Cultural Transformation, Employment Value Proposition, and Engagement. She works with a strong focus on cross-pollination to generate a holistic approach to HR, being guided by transparency, fairness, and high quality. Kerstin holds a Master's degree in Work-, Organizational & Clinical Psychology with additional specialization in Labour Law. Kerstin is German, has lived in Australia and South Africa, and now calls Amsterdam her home where she lives with her family. Since becoming our Global Head of People in July last year, Kerstin has re-built and re-energized the HR team. Under her leadership, Irdeto rolled out the Organizational Talent Review, as well as a new more accountable approach to objectives and incentives. We’ve improved key elements of our employee experience, including an enhanced approach to career development. Kerstin and her team have increased Irdeto’s focus on diversity and inclusion, rolled out OfficeVibe to provide a real-time platform in support of employee engagement, and built a stronger relationship with the HR teams at our parent company MultiChoice Group. Since the COVID-19 pandemic started, Kerstin has made tremendous efforts to protect both the business and the Irdeto team from the effects of it and is now looking ahead to boost our culture with the learnings we gained.
Mental Health and Wellbeing at Irdeto

Mental Health and Wellbeing at Irdeto

Mental health and physical wellbeing are often overlooked when it comes to ticking off tasks from our to-do list. We’ve dedicated the whole of October to providing our employees support and outlets so that they can take some time for themselves.

Working from Home: Desk Diaries of Irdeto

Working from Home: Desk Diaries of Irdeto

The adaptation to our working lives has been experienced differently by everyone. The key to the success of supporting people has been to take a more individual approach to situations, recognizing the unique and disruptive challenges that each of our nearly 900 employees are facing. Here are some of Irdeto’s game changers