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Let us introduce ourselves

Meet the faces behind Taking Turns – two founders united by a genuine passion for people and a shared vision for meaningful connections. With a combined background in Finance and HR, we garnered valuable insights into the importance of talent and leadership. Fueled by a desire to bridge exceptional individuals with strategic opportunities, we embarked on this journey to create a platform that aligns aspirations with achievements. Our mission is to empower businesses with top-tier expertise while fostering professional growth for individuals across industries.


Griet Vanneste

Managing Partner

Griet Vanneste completed her Master in Economics at the University of Ghent (distinction) and an MBA/LLM in Law & Economics (great distinction). Griet started her career at BNP Paribas Fortis as Relationship Manager in 2005 for international corporates and strengthened this experience as Senior Corporate Relationship Manager at the Spanish bank Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria. After 8 years in banking, she decided to combine her experience of understanding business drivers and people.  She took a turn… and started her career in the selection and recruitment sector in 2013. During 4 years she focused purely on executive search for finance profiles.

She decided to leverage her background and entrepreneurial passion in 2017 and go the extra mile in Executive Search and Interim Management as co-founder of Taking Turns.

+32 468 16 33 25

Florence Debusschere

Managing Partner

Florence Debusschere holds a Master in  Applied Economics and a Master after Master in Tax at the University of Leuven. She started her career as Corporate Tax Consultant at Deloitte and specialized in Transfer Pricing at PwC. Seeking a new challenge, she decided to switch careers and started the interim management division for an American stock quoted company in 2008. Looking to broaden her skill set, Florence accepted the role of Senior  International Talent Manager at Alpro in 2015. But her entrepreneurial mindset was even stronger…


As a co-founder of Taking Turns, Florence  returns to her roots and passion which is  “connecting with people and businesses”.


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