Mark Verstraete is the managing director of t-groep, the sixth-largest staffing firm in Belgium and the 31st-largest in Europe with operations in the Netherlands and Poland. In 2008, Verstraete led the acquisition of the Dutch privately held human resource company Luba by t-groep, starting its international expansion and strengthening its position in the Benelux market for personnel services. In 2016, the t-groep management, alongside investor Gilde Buy Out Partners, acquired all the remaining shares held by the Flemish government. Verstraete currently sits at the management board of Federgon, the Belgian staffing association, as president of the Temporary Agency Work Commission.