Lode studied business administration in Antwerp and began his career at as a chief of accounts in a SME in 1978. In 1988 he started a software business specializing in accounting software and material requirements planning for small and medium enterprises. He sold this company in 2000 to a listed company and became one of their financial officers.
Gaby Van Loock and Lode founded @TheOffice in 2005.
Lode advises clients, mainly corporations, both Belgian and foreign, on organization of the business & the financial department. His client’s activities are mainly in real estate, IT and e-commerce, logistics, Lode assists his clients on start-up, reporting, and business plans.