Dirk Oosterlinck joined the group in March 2016 in his current role as Head of Easyfairs Events Belgium.
He started his career in market research with Nielsen before joining direct marketing company Sopres (now Bisnode). He then worked for five years at McKinsey & Company and two years as Vice Chief of Staff for various Ministers in the Belgian Federal Government. From 2004 until 2014, Oosterlinck took various commercial and general management roles at bpost.
Oosterlinck is currently a Board member of Women on Board and of Febelux, the exhibition industry trade association in Belgium and Luxemburg. He advises several start-up enterprises and was elected Belgium’s Marketer of the Year in 2012.
Oosterlinck holds a degree in Business Economics from the University of Ghent and an MBA in Marketing from the Vlerick School. He also completed the Advanced Management Program at INSEAD.
He is married with three sons and lives close to Flanders Expo.