About us



Our story
"why"

Our
Mission

We believe that every entrepreneur deserves sustainable growth. 

our pillars

Improve your sales results with our strategic approaches, based on data analysis and market research. Discover how you can increase your profit margins.

Transform your business processes with our advanced technological solutions, making you more agile and competitive. Discover how digital transformation can reshape your business.

Reach your target audience more effectively and efficiently with our innovative and targeted marketing solutions. Learn how you can take your brand to the next level.  

Strengthen your team and company culture with our people-focused solutions. Learn how you can create an environment that encourages performance and growth.  

Our
Vision

Markies Consulting is a boutique agency that puts growth at the center. Together with your team, we make your company grow from within. No fluffy words, but action!

 

The team

Hans
Smellinckx

Co-founder

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Hans has been active as a strategist for over 20 years, where he realized business transformations from the inside for, among others, the following big names: RHI Inc, Bisnode, Selligent, Neckermann, Coca-Cola, Agilitas Group, Ikea and many other players. He is also active in the start-up scene as a mentor at the Birdhouse accelerator.

 

KURT
GHIJSBRECHT

Co-founder

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Kurt is a real ‘people person’. He loves collaborating, helping people, improving, guiding and is also extremely customer-focused. After more than 20 years in various executive marketing & sales roles, he now combines the human, emotional aspects with a strong result-oriented mindset when it comes to sales & marketing figures.

ROELAND DE MEULEMEESTER


co-Founder

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Roeland has been engaged with (online) strategy, digitization, content, and online marketing in various roles and responsibilities for over 20 years. For the last seven years, he was the general manager of IBIS Communications, a content marketing agency around Brussels.

 

NELE
VERMEIRE

STRATEGY ARCHITECT

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Nele Vermeire has 15 years of experience in Communication, Social Media, and Event Management. She has worked for strong brands like Neckermann, Panasonic, and the city of Bruges, including their internationally renowned events like Kookeet and the Triennial.

LEX
WYNDAELE

GROWTH MARKETEER

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Lex is an experienced professional in the field of communication and marketing. With his 5 years of experience in the social sector and his current job at Markies, he has a unique combination of skills and insights that he is keen to use to grow your business. People orientation is Lex’s number one priority. He has a keen eye for detail and is always looking for ways to improve processes and optimize results.    

 
Elke Ardies

Elke
Ardies

Growth Expert

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Independent, organised and eager to learn.
Hands-on approach and a can do mentality. Let’s talk.

Cara
Jacobs

Communication expert

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Cara recently graduated as a Digital Marketer. With her fresh perspective, she comes to strengthen the Markies team. Sampling different digital aspects is something that makes her happy.   

Klaas Victor

Klaas
Victor

STRATEGY ARCHITECT

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Markies’ pragmatic and results-oriented approach appeals to me greatly. With experience in digital marketing and automation, I am excited to help companies improve their systems. It is a pleasure to work with the talented team at Markies to create even more success stories.

KATRIEN
CORLUY

STRATEGY ARCHITECT

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Katrien brings more than 20 years of experience in Marketing, Communications and Sales functions in various sectors, including banking (AXA), market research (GfK) and loyalty and premium promotions agencies. She strongly believes in the importance of data analysis, complemented by experience and intuition, to improve and optimise team performance. She is optimistic, positive-minded and radiates energy. She believes that by putting the customer first, actively listening and helping them achieve their goals, fulfil their needs, and realise their dreams, you truly connect with the customer and achieve success together.

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