Goedele Nuyttens started working at VUB Crosstalks in 2011. She obtained an MA in Germanic languages at Ghent University before she began working as an editorial assistant at Snoeck Publishers in Ghent, producing art books and exhibition catalogues. She later became commissioning editor at Academic & Scientific Publishers and VUBPress.
Goedele is a member of the board of directors of RoSa and Hiros, and a member of the Surveillance Commission of the Central prison of Leuven. Since 2017 she is also volunteering as a confidante at the VUB.
Ine De Bock studied Art Science and Archaeology (VUB) and Cultural Management (UA). After graduating, she did production and communication work for Savage Film, Courtisane Festival and the Belgian art institute BOZAR. After 4 years in the cultural sector, her experiences opened up to event organization at Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors without Borders). In 2018 she became communication officer at Crosstalks. Her aim is to translate the open and collaborative approach crucial in every Crosstalks’ initiative towards the network of concerned actors and beyond.
Marleen Wynants founded Crosstalks in 2003. She started her career as a music producer, presenter and content researcher for the official Belgian Radio and Television in its pre-commercial stage. While continuing as a freelance journalist on music, art and gender, she ran the post-punk magazine Fabiola together with Jan Vanroelen, both leaving the scene in 1988, the year Hillel Slovak, Chet Baker, Divine, Sylvester and Roy Orbison died. Wynants continued publishing for major media groups in Belgium amongst which HHD Ogilvy, Grey International, Roularta, De Morgen, De Standaardgroep, Financieel Economische Tijd, De Persgroep and Best of Publishing. She was a contributor to Janus, the magazine launched by Jan Fabre. She is the author of several children books, short stories and a large number of articles and columns on art and on science projects and on the people behind them.
In 2021 she transferred the coordination of Crosstalks to Goedele Nuyttens.