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- Health Economics - Market Access Strategy - Business Development
- Portfolio Analysis - Competitive Intelligence - Licensing
- Technology Transfer - Translational medicine - Biomarkers


Current Experience

  • Consultant Health Economics, Market Access and Value Management Bruges, Belgium
    Since October 2014

     Pharmaco-economic analysis: Cost-Effectiveness & Budget Impact models
     Communication, interviews and Advisory Boards with KOLs/stakeholders (MDs, pharmacists, nurses).
     Economic & epidemiologic literature review: data collection and analysis
     Market research & value mapping: identification of current and potential values.
     Post-Marketing studies and (conditional) Real-World reimbursement data registry
     Business development

Past Experience

  • Consultant Health Economics Outcomes Research & Market Access Diegem, Machelen, Belgium
    October 2013 --- February 2014

     Project manager of a multicenter phase IV study in the Netherlands with an orphan drug in oncology. Prospective and retrospective clinical and economic data collection, operational coordination and communication.
     Support market access strategies for pharmaceuticals and medical devices
     Support payer value tool and budget impact model for vaccine

  • Clinical Research Scientist Leuven, Belgium
    August 2008 --- September 2013

     Contract research (clinical trials phase 0-II). Biomarker development, planning and execution of study: protocol writing, EC submission, CRF & SOP writing, trial setup and execution, patient recruitment, data collection, QC, analysis, synthesis & presentation of results (e.g. to VC Atlas Venture)
     Academic investigator initiated clinical project management, e.g. publications with Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam and Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands
     Clinical research education and coördination of 14 (bio)medical masterstudents and 2 master degree dissertations

  • Visiting researcher Leiden, Netherlands
    June 2010 --- March 2011

    Clinical study in patients with neurovascular orphan disease.


Self Assessment :
Analytical thinkingAttention to detailAuthenticityCompetitivenessCritical thinkingCuriosityInterest in knowledgeKindnessProblem solvingService orientedStrategic thinkingWillingness to compromiseCommunicativeTrust


Self Assessment :
Biostatistics Phase I R&D Scientific writingAccount ManagementActions and modes of action of drugs in the human speciesAdverse Events (AE)Analytical techniquesAntibodiesBiomarkersBiomedical SciencesBudget ManagementBudget NegotiationBusiness DevelopmentBusiness IntelligenceBusiness PlanningBusiness Process ImprovementBusiness StrategyCancerClinical DevelopmentClinical pharmacologyClinical researchClinical Study DesignClinical trialsCommunication SkillsCompetitive AnalysisCRF designData AnalysisDermatologyDrug development processDrug Safety and PharmacovigilanceDue DiligenceeCRFEfficacy trialsEnglishEpidemiologyFinancial AnalysisForecastingGenetic polymorphismGood Clinical Practice (GCP)Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)GraphPad PrismHealth EconomicsHealthcare industryHematologyHealthcare ManagementHospitalsICH guidelinesINDInformed Consent ProcessInnovation ManagementInternational Project ManagementInterpret clinical trial resultsInvestmentsKOL managementLicensingLife SciencesManagement ConsultingMarket accessMarket researchMedical consultingMedical oncology Mergers & AcquisitionsMicrosoft ExcelMicrosoft PowerpointMicrosoft WordNeonatologyNeurologyNeuroscienceNew Business DevelopmentPatient recruitmentPharmacodynamicsPharmacogeneticsPharmacokineticsPhase IPhase IIPhase IVPrinciples and ethics of clinical researchProblem SolvingProject ManagementPublic SpeakingQualitative ResearchStatisticsStudy protocolsTeamworkTechnology transferTime ManagementTranslational MedicineVenture Capital

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analytical skills Create SOPs Develop clinical trial protocols Guide students Interact with nurses Interact with physicians Interpret data Search literature on clinical trials Write papers Write protocolsAct as the main line of communication between the sponsor and the investigatorAdverse event reportingAdvise on strategyBiomarker ResearchCapture data on source documentsCoach and provide guidance to clinical staff.Collaborate with principal investigatorCollect financial data from hospitalsCollect patient forms and questionnairesCommunicate effectively on different company levelsCommunicate with investigatorCommunicate with sponsorConduct research at universitiesConduct site initiationCreate standard operating procedure (SOP)Data codingDesign clinical trialDesign exclusion criteriaDesign inclusion criteriaDesign information leafletDesign scientific experimentsDetermine statistical analysis Ensure data integrityEstablish relationships with Key Opinion LeadersEthics committee submissionsFinancial administrationFollow up projectsForecasting of drug productGuide staffGuide studentsIdentify risksOral presentationPeople managementResearch at universitiesStatistical analysisSolve problemsSet up a clinical studySupervise PhD studentsWork cross-functionallyWrite final reports


  • Post Graduate in Health Economics from EHSAL Management School - UGent in 2014
  • Master in Management (Business Economics) from KU Leuven in 2008
  • Master in Biomedical Sciences from KU Leuven in 2007

Training and Certification

  • GCP in 2013 Training
  • Assertive communication and active listening in 2012 Training
  • Influencing & Consulting in 2012 Training
  • Banking and financial markets in 2012 Certification


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Professional Proficiency
Professional Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Positions I am interested in:
    Business Consultant Business Development Manager Management Consultant Market Access Manager Product Manager Project Manager Senior Strategy Consultant
  • Positions I am NOT interested in:
    Clinical Research Associate (CRA)
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 5 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position
    BrightOwl freelancer
    BrightOwl employee
  • International:


    Expert has 4 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Antwerp, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes