He made his career as a founding partner in the company Schelstraete & Desmedt, which he co-set up in 1990, after a previous experience in human resources at Van Ram Associates. Within Schelstraete & Desmedt his prime responsibility is in executive search and managerial consultancy on Board and CEO level, besides running and coaching a team of 20 employees.
Frank holds a Master degree in Psychology and Educational Sciences at the University of Ghent, with postgraduate studies specializing in Psychoanalysis.
Today he is Professor Human Resources Management at the Hogeschool Gent as well as former Director of the SMAK (Museum of Modern Arts) in Ghent. Besides Dutch he speaks English and French and understands German.
*Frank Schelstraete's presentation at Creative Media Days: http://www.slideshare.net/iMinds/fail-conference-2012-frank-schelstraete