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Summary

i hold a master of bio-Engineer from the catholic University of louvain in belgium, with a specialization oriented towards nanotechnologies, materials and catalysis.

after my degree, i was immediately asked to help stabilize and reorganize a Health and Nutrition sme after bankruptcy and dismissal of all engineers/scientists. this placed me at the head of all technical and Engineering matters for an entire business of around 20 people.

within 6 months, the company was fully stabilized and making profit in all business units, thanks to thorough optimisation of all processes and redefinition of the whole Marketing and concept. through new contact, i now opened new activities in multiple countries, extending the brand, the concept and the revenues. this adventure gave me an extensive understanding on every possible activity carried in my company.

apart from that experience, my passion for science and technologies has led me to work on other interesting projects. these include my involvement in the coordination of a major european Nanotechnology project, but also to devote part of my free time to help develop a novel detector for alzheimer’s disease drugs.

Experiences

Current Experience

  • Project Manager (part-time)

    Europe
    Since October 2015
    • Managing regulation and validation for Horizon2020 nanotechnology project SKHINCAPS
    • Managing communication and dissemination of information between stakeholders

  • Chief Operating & Science Officer

    BeNeLux
    Since September 2015
    • relaunched the company after brankruptcy and dismissal of the entire team
    • head of Operations: purchase, production, quality, r&d, legal affairs...
    • obtained fca (GMP) certification after rewriting all documents
    • supervising around 14 workers on two production plants
    • redesigned a new Marketing approach from the ground-up
    • Relaunched the company after brankruptcy and dismissal of the entire team
    • Head of operations: purchase, production, quality, R&D, legal affairs...
    • Obtained FCA (GMP) certification after rewriting all documents
    • Supervising around 14 workers on two production plants
    • Redesigned a new marketing approach from the ground-up

Past Experience

  • Student Researcher Louvain-la-Neuve, Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

    August 2014 --- September 2015
    • refined understanding of high-value compounds production from microalgae
    • designed & implemented novel Laboratory processes applied to other Research projects
    • enhanced collaborations and created new synergy between laboratories

  • Project Manager R&D Louvain-la-Neuve, Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

    September 2014 --- February 2015
    • initiated the development of a new detection kit to assess vitamin d in saliva

  • Researcher Brussels, Belgium

    July 2014 --- July 2014
    • finalized the development of an innovative detector to identify new alzheimer’s drugs
    • co-author in a related article published in pharm.biomed.anal. (vandeput et al., 2014)

  • Projet Manager R&D Bastogne, Belgium

    July 2013 --- July 2013
    • created an innovative product, potentially increasing total production of company by 25%
    • improved a product stability to steeply raise clients satisfaction

  • Website Editor

    August 2011 --- September 2011
    • collaborated to the design and development the new ministry’s website
    • overachieved monthly kpi’s one week after start

Personality

Self Assessment :
AdaptabilityOrganizationCollaborationAuthenticityTrustProactivityInterest in knowledgeEfficiencyCritical thinkingCreative thinkingAttention to detailAnalytical thinkingStrategic thinking

Knowledge

Self Assessment :
StatisticsScientific WritingR&DProject ManagementProblem-solving methods and troubleshootingpeople managementOxidative stressChemistryCell CultureCell biologyBiotechnologyBiochemistry Scientific writing R&D Lab scale batches LabtechnicianData AnalysisDNA extractionMolecular & Cellular BiologyMicrosoft OfficeMicrosoft ExcelMicrobiologyLaTeXHPLCGeneticsEnzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)English Cell biologyData ManagementStrategic Planning
LinkedIn Assessment :
BiotechnologyLifesciencesmolecular biologyMicrosoft OfficeCell CultureBiochemistryPCRResearchMicrosoft ExcelMicrobiologyPowerPointWestern BlottingChemistryEngineeringBioreactorMusic

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analyze dataExtrapolate dataHandle callsGuide stafflifescienceOral presentationOrganise meetingsProtocol managementProvide trainingPublication of articlesPublish scientific projectsSolve problemsSupervise techniciansTranslate protocol into packaging and labeling requirementsWork under specific instructionsExecute scientific projectsEvaluate protocolsDetermine potential relationships Develop protocols Guide students Interpret data Report data Write papersAdjust processes and methodsAssign activitiesAssist with experimentsAssist with proceduresAssist with routine testsAttend seminarsCollaborate with project teamConduct university research Design protocolWrite papers Lab scale batchesConduct literature searchesEvaluate physico-chemical data of lab scale/pilot scale batchesImplement data collection systemInterpret dataLiaise with research teamManage laboratory proceduresManage data collection systemmanaging a small teamOperate research equipmentOrganize scientific projects (in biology)Written presentationWrite protocolsValidate dataVerify dataStatistical analysis

Education

  • Master's degree in Bioengineering in nanobiotechnologies, materials and catalysis from Université catholique de Louvain in 2015
  • Exchange student (Erasmus) in Master in bioengineering - specializing in nanobiotechnologies, materials and analytical chemistry from University of Helsinki in 2014
  • Bachelor's degree in Bioengineering in chemistry and biotechnologies from Université catholique de Louvain in 2013
  • General Education in specializing in mathematics and sciences from High school of Berlaymont in 2009

Languages

BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
French
Native
English
Full Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    9 weeks
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Clinical Research Manager Clinical Project Manager (CPM) Clinical Research Consultant Project Manager Project Assistant Product Manager Clinical Research Associate Project Coordinator Clinical Research Associate (CRA) Account Manager - Life Sciences Business Consultant Business Development Manager Chief Strategy Officer Development Manager General Manager Management Consultant Manager Team Leader Senior Project Manager (PM)
  • Locations I am interested in:
    Belgium Canada Denmark Germany Norway United Kingdom USA
  • Work From Home:
    No
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position
    BrightOwl freelancer
    BrightOwl employee
  • International:
    Yes

Publications

    Expert has 1 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Brussels, Belgique

Others

Driving License
  • Yes

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