Our team

Sofie Defraeye
Sofie Defraeye

Sofie Defraeye is Partner at horsum. She focuses on digital transformation, process optimizations, data analyses and internal audit engagements.

In 2008, Sofie started her career as an internal auditor at Deloitte. In 2012, she joined Colruyt Group as internal audit and risk manager. Four years later, she became member of the management committee of Dreambaby, the baby retail division of Colruyt Group.

Sofie holds a master’s degree in Applied Economics (2008 – KULeuven) and an executive master in Controllership (2015 – Vlerick Business School).

Dennis Houthoofd
Dennis Houthoofd

Dennis is Partner at horsum. He has more than 15 years of relevant professional experience. Dennis started his career at Deloitte, first as external auditor, later as consultant in the Enterprise Risk & CFO services department. In 2008, Dennis joined Barco, an international high-tech company. In 2011, Dennis founded horsum.

Dennis Houthoofd has a master's degree in Applied Economics (2001 - University of Antwerp). In addition, he obtained an executive master in Controllership (2009 - Vlerick Business School), a post-graduate in Integral Product Development (2012 - University of Leuven), a certificate with distinction in 'Process Mining: Data science in Action' (2015 - University of Technology Eindhoven) and an executive master in ‘Creating Business Value with Big Data’ (2016 - Vlerick Business School). In 2019, he obtained a certificate in 'Board Effectiveness' (2019 - Guberna).

Frederik Vervoort
Frederik Vervoort

Frederik is Partner at horsum and has more than 15 years of professional experience in various financial and compliance functions. Frederik started his career at PwC in 2001 where he worked in financial audit. After some years as interim manager in finance, he joined horsum as a Partner in 2016.

Frederik has a master’s degree in Applied Economics (2000 - University of Antwerp). He also obtained a postmaster in Tax (2001 - KU Leuven). More recently, Frederik obtained a certificate with distinction in "Process Mining: Data Science in Action" (2015 - Technical University of Eindhoven) and a certificate with distinction in “Data Analytics” (2016 – Wharton University). In February 2017, he successfully completed his training as “Data Protection Officer” (Data Protection Institute, Mechelen).

An-Sofie Cornil
An-Sofie Cornil

An-Sofie is the Office & Reporting Manager at horsum.

An-Sofie is Master in Commercial Sciences (2000 - EHSAL / KU Leuven). She worked at S&V Management Consultants and PwC for more than 10 years.

Jolien Vromant
Jolien Vromant

Jolien is Senior Consultant at horsum. She started her career at EY where she worked in financial audit for almost 5 years.

Jolien has a master's degree in Applied Economics (2013 - University of Leuven). In June 2019, Jolien became a "Certified Internal Auditor".

Daphne Dockers
Daphne Dockers

Daphne is Senior Consultant at horsum. 

Daphne worked as Junior Auditor at EY since 2015. Daphne graduated as Master Business Engineering with specialization in Finance at the University of Ghent in 2015. In 2019 Daphne achieved the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (Artevelde Hogeschool - Ghent).

Matthieu Jacobs
Matthieu Jacobs

Matthieu Jacobs is a Senior Consultant at horsum. 

After graduating, he worked as Operations Officer at Econopolis and consultant at Capco. Matthieu obtained a Master’s Civil Engineering at the University of Ghent in 2014 and a Master of Finance at the Antwerp Management School in 2016. 

Elias Goethals
Elias Goethals

Elias is Consultant at horsum.

He started his career in 2016 as a Research Consultant with global market research agency Ipsos. Later he worked for Realdolmen as business analist to map processes and optimize them from an IT perspective. Elias has a master’s degree in applied economics (2016 – University of Ghent).

Alix Rose
Alix Rose

Alix is Junior Consultant at horsum. 

Before joining horsum, she started her career at Attentia as SAP Payroll consultant. Alix graduated in 2016 as Master in Applied Economics at the university of Brussels. 

Justine Rousseeuw
Justine Rousseeuw

Justine graduated as Master Business Engineering with specialization in Operations Management at the University of Ghent in 2019. She joined horsum as a Junior Consultant.