Sidsel Graae

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Sidsel founded Human Synergies in 2001, a management consultancy company advising about strategic international business development and later she founded and built up an Executive Search company in Belgium.


With an extensive background from management consulting Sidsel has successfully applied a structured and visionary strategic approach to Executive Search. In the past 7 years she has successfully used this consultative model to assist her clients to find the right people for business critical positions in a wide range of industries including consultancy companies, medical device, furniture and fashion, chemical industries, hotel and travel industries.


Sidsel’s core competences relate to assisting global operating companies to find candidates that can bridge across borders and cultures. She has a particular focus on Scandinavian companies active in the Benelux and Paris area.


Sidsel is part of the MBA faculty of Brussels’ Solvay Business School. She is president of the Danish Business Network in Brussels VL76. In addition, she is a coach at Microsoft’s Boot camps for start-up companies and a mentor at Brussels Start up weekends. In 2009 Sidsel initiated the Brussels chapter of the Dabgo network, and also played an active role in the establishment of the Asian Business leaders association.


Previously she was Vice President Business Development at the International training consultancy TMI, where she built up the business in Eastern Europe and Asia. Prior to this she worked at ISS Securitas in charge of international business development and consultative support to the foreign subsidiaries. In her early career Sidsel worked at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Copenhagen and for the Health Commission of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia.


Sidsel has been based in Brussels since 1997. Prior to that she lived in Geneva, Copenhagen, Grenoble, Melbourne and Topeka, Kansas.


She holds a Master of Science from the Copenhagen Business School and a MBA as well as a postgraduate degree in entrepreneurship from Solvay Business School in Brussels.


Sidsel speaks Danish, English, French, Norwegian, Swedish and some German


Contact: GSM: +32-477297146  E-mail: sgraae @