A focus

on people

This ‘wow’-team is ready for you

Our team

  • Ghent University – Master’s in Health Care Management and Policy
  • Joined Stella P. in 2015 and has already put together more than 200 boards
  • Gives training courses and speeches on the subject of the boardroom
  • Communication is key

Tessa Dugardin

Co-CEO

Big mouth, big heart

Tessa Dugardin

Co-CEO

Big mouth, big heart

  • Ghent University – Master’s in Business Engineering, specialising in Strategic Management
  • EDHEC Business School Nice – International Business Track
  • Has worked in recruitment and selection since 2018. Experience in putting together management and advisory boards since 2021.
  • Dynamism

Julie Desmet

Co-CEO

You get what you give

Julie Desmet

Co-CEO

You get what you give

  • Howest – Toegepaste Psychologie
  • UCC Copenhagen – Psychology in a European perspective
  • Sinds 2020 actief in rekrutering en selectie
  • Sinds 2022 ervaring in samenstellen van raden van advies en bestuur

Matilde Van de Casteele

Board Advisor

Empathy through every step.

Matilde Van de Casteele

Board Advisor

Empathy through every step.

  • Bachelor’s in Applied Psychology
  • Has worked in recruitment since 2020. Background in financial recruitment.
  • People person
  • Motivator

Matilde Van de Casteele

Board Advisor

Matilde Van de Casteele

Board Advisor

Conny Vandendriessche

Founder & mentor

Dream, dare, do!

Conny Vandendriessche

Founder & mentor

Dream, dare, do!

  • Master’s in Economics

Jos Deslee

Director and mentor

Jos Deslee

Director and mentor

Sophie Schoemans

Board Advisor

Sophie Schoemans

Board Advisor

You?

Profile beats vacancy

Interested in joining our team?

Check our vacancies

You?

Profile beats vacancy

Interested in joining our team?

Check our vacancies

Why Stella P?

  • We’re a complementary team
  • We make companies and people stronger
  • We challenge organisations to grow
  • We create impact in the boardroom

Creating ultimate sustainability by bringing together the right talented people who make a difference.

Our partners

A board management system to streamline document management, board collaboration and minutes management.

Scientific research led by Filip Vanderbeken and Stephan Weemaes. Aim: to identify the success factors of an advisory board. Stella P. is a member of the steering committee.

A network and forum for directors to take action on climate change.

A comprehensive knowledge platform for active directors. De Bestuurder aims to inspire and inform directors about strategy and vision in the boardroom.