What you get

Deep expertise with proven track record

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Katrien Decroos

“Engaging people is hard work and the core purpose of management. We do not talk about it, we just do it.”

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Katrien is since more than 20 years advising companies on managing business evolution and transformation processes improving the economic and human performance of organizations.  

She is currently developing SEAM® (Socio Economic Approach to Management) in Belgium.  SEAM® is an innovative management approach that focuses on the human performance of organizations to improve their overall, economic performance. 

Expert in restructurings, change projects Belgium, Europe. 

Expert in management communication, crisis management, communication skills training.

Partner of the management research centre ISEOR (Institut de Socio-Economie des Entreprises et des Organisations, Lyon) to develop SEAM® in Belgium.

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Ludo Goethals

Only a ‘next generation’ management approach will make good companies great in the future.” 

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Ludo is experienced in managing business evolution and transformation processes improving the economic and human performance of organizations.

He is currently developing SEAM® (Socio Economic Approach to Management) in Belgium.

SEAM® is an innovative management approach that focuses on the human performance of organizations to improve their overall, economic performance. 

Expert in restructurings, Belgium, Europe.

Expert in management communication, media training and crisis management.

Author of the book ‘Persuasive Communication’ edited by the International Labor Organization (ILO) in French, English and Spanish and used on a worldwide basis for employers’ organization trainings.

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Anja Van Geert

“To be successful, sound decision making is crucial – this is where risk management and intercultural effectiveness kick in.”

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Anja has been advising companies and their leadership for over 20 years, and has successfully developed and implemented Information Security, Business Continuity Management and effective  Operational Risk Management Processes throughout large international and medium-size companies.

With significant international experience, Anja has a sound understanding of cross-cultural influences in managing teams and business relations, and in implementing digital transformation projects. 

As expert in cyber risk and cyber crisis management, Anja trains and advises European Law Enforcement Agencies and serves as business expert and liason for ECTEG. 

Anja is certified Information Systems Auditor and Certified Risk Manager (ISACA) since 2002.

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Georges Vandenhove

“Offering pragmatic ‘people’ solutions to solve real business issues is part of my DNA.”

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Georges has 25 years of experience in large Corporates and SMEs. He has been acting as board member in companies in Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, France, Spain and Italy. He operated as CHRO, General Manager, Site Director in six different industries, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, industrial goods, telecom, IT and services. 

With involvement in over 150 mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, reorganizations, growth programs in many countries he is a true change, transformation and social relations expert.

He served as President and Board member of several national and global associations to advance the human resources profession, served as President of two pension funds and has been a member of the Belgian joint committee for the chemical industry for both employees and hourly workers.

His ability to couple strategic insight and strong operational execution in engaging with boards, leaders and teams are his true strengths. 

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ISEOR (Institut de Socio-Economie des Entreprises et Organisations) is a leading management research center in France.
The center of excellence in management research with more than 125 researchers has developed the Socio Economic Approach to Management (SEAM©) to improve the economic and human performance in organizations.
The partnership between ISEOR and Square Circle brings together the former’s research and intervention skills with Square Circle’s expertise in managing human performance and communication.

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