# Multi-lingual experienced communication professional and project manager who worked both in a start-up environment as well as in multinational organisations in healthcare and other sectors. # Collaborative, out of the box thinker with a strong can-do mentality. A good listener with a very supportive nature. # The last 10 yrs active in communications & project management in healthcare:
- internal, corporate, external communications and PR(EU & global)
- project management
- marketing business partner.
Specific involvement in strategic communications, disease awareness project development, patient advocacy and PR/Media meetings organisation (both F2F and online-virtual meetings). Knowledgeable about social media. Used to close collaboration with marketing and brand teams and working in a global matrix organisation.
# Experience with pharma Standard Operating Procedures, Policies and Guidelines on Promotional Materials (pan-EU).
Strategic Communications Manager / Senior Project Manager (consultant)Home based - lead of Virtual Team
Since March 2014
Communication Allrounder | Project Manager | Coach (12Change)
Since September 2013
Communication My objective is to partner with you facing your communication challenges set forward. My goal is to deliver clear, open and no-nonsense messaging. I have expertise in strategic, internal & external communications; PR/media relations; branding; awareness raising initiatives, issue management, ... My motto: don't Talk the Talk but Walk the Talk!
Corporate Communications ManagerDecember 2010 --- January 2014
Company Communications ManagerMay 2007 --- December 2010
Project Leader Internal CommunicationsJune 2002 --- April 2007
Congress Lead & Personal Assistant Strategic MarketingDecember 1997 --- May 2002
Diverse roles in administrationJanuary 1988 --- January 1997
ResiliencyKindnessStrivingDependabilityOrganizationEmotional reactivityAuthenticityTrustSelf-confidenceIndependenceAssertivenessOptimismSociabilityApproachabilityCuriosityCreative thinkingAdaptability
Understand levels of research evidencescienceLife SciencesAllergy and immunologydutchPhases of clinical development (phase I to IV)Project Management
ICH GCP guidelinesProject ManagementRegistration of the productKnowledge of the drug development processMarketing approvalTherapeutic AreasHealthcareCRMMultilingualGastroenterologyUnderstand levels of research evidenceDrug development processPhases of clinical development (phase I to IV)Quality of Life (QoL) outcomes
Skills and Expertise
Act as the main line of communication between the sponsor and the investigatorAnswer, transfer and handle incoming calls as needed.Supervise clinical monitorsAttend seminars, courses and meetings within and outside the companyCoach and provide guidance to clinical staff.Liaise with doctors and other professionals throughout the studyWork collaboratively with the other members of the clinical research team marketinglifescience
Assign, coordinate and supervise day-to-day activities of clinical study monitorsAct as the main line of communication between the sponsor and the investigatorattend Investigator meetings requiring travel and report pertinent information back to research team members.Attend seminars, courses and meetings within and outside the companyDesign patient recruitment advertisements distribute patient recruitment advertisements Interact with physiciansInterface with CROs and other contractors with guidance in order to implement clinical trial programs efficientlyInteract with pre-clinical scientistsLiaise with doctors and other professionals throughout the studyLiaise with professionals in other divisions of the company as requiredPlan and coordinate regular advisory board and steering committee meetings.marketinglifescience
Accredited Coach GROW (coaching on values and convictions - business /life; change coach) in ICF accredited program from International Coaching Federation from The Coaching Square in 2014
Coach ROOT ( life coaching & business coaching on competencies, skills and attitudes in ICF accredited coaching program (International Coach Federation) from The Coaching Square in 2014
Bachelor - teacher degree in English, German, History from Heilig Grafinstituut Turnhout in 1987
Graduaat in Language Interpretation and Translation from Hogeschool Antwerpen in 1985
in Latin-Greec, Modern languages from Koninklijk Atheneum in 1984