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About me


My name is Sofie Varrewaere, founder of Belgian living in the Netherlands, working worldwide. I am a certified Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coach with over 20 years of experience in Human Resources, Talent Management, Consulting and Recruiting


I strongly believe that every person or organization has a proverbial Big Fish to catch. My personal strength is to facilitate another’s performance, have people look in the mirror and support them in really catching that one Big Fish, always combining the goals of the sponsoring organization with Confidentiality and Trust of the Leader


My Clients are executives of multinational and internationally oriented organizations who desire to accelerate their personal development while focusing on individual goals of increasing personal effectiveness, Leadership, work-life balance, assertiveness and people management. They most appreciate my practical, structured and straightforward approach, with a keen eye for cultural differences in communication and management styles


Key Areas of Career Expertise and Accomplishments

  • Leadership Coaching and Personal Development: Solving management issues, preparing for transition, enhancing maximum performance, objective external soundboard
  • Human Resources, Consulting and Talent Management: Business unit management, business development, sales support and functional coaching of recruiters and branch managers. Assessment Centers, Coaching trajectories, HR Consulting, Outplacement and Contracting of HR professionals. Recruitment and Selection, organization of training internally and externally, manage contact with HR suppliers. Successfully submitted ESF-allowance for Competence management
  • Strategic Product Management (Assessment and HR Services): Knowledge center for Recruitment & Selection, Testing Solutions, Training and Competence management. Product management, sales support and internal and external organizational support in Testing Solutions and Assessment Centers. Startup of new product-service combinations, organization of client workshops, and training of associates


Professional Experience

  • Owner, International Executive Coach;, (current)
  • International Executive Coach; BPI-group (current)
  • Associate Certified Coach, Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching (current)
  • Market Expert; Adecco Personnel Services
  • Manager, HR Services; Adecco Personnel Services
  • Product Manager, Assessment Solutions; Adecco Personnel Services
  • HR Advisor; Group Thermote & Vanhalst
  • HR Consultant; Konvert Adviezen
  • Recruitment Assistant; Verdonck Personeelsmanagement


Education and Credentials

  • MSc, Master in Psychological and Pedagogical Sciences; Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
  • Certified Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coach, MGSCC
  • Executive Coaching (practice); ACC
  • MBTI & Coaching; Alert Management Consultants
  • People Oriented Coaching (practice); ACC
  • Systemic Coaching and Counseling; Dare2bU Academy / iCoaching
  • HR Management; Syntra
  • Certified Consultant Outplacement; Lee Hecht Harrison
  • PPA Certified Assessor; Thomas International
  • Situational Leadership II; Mailleux & Associates
  • OPQ Certified Assessor; SHL
  • Leadership and Coaching; APS
  • Languages: Dutch, English, and French