more than 25 years of experience in national and international account management and Business Development in Diagnostics and Biotechnology (Food, pharma and Chemistry), with a strong network in these fields. ambition: lead start up companies to maturity. specialties: account management, Business Development in relation with Product Development, networking, biobased economy, Biotechnology, Medical Microbiology
Business Development Manager
Since October 2013
Business Development in the biobased economy, from biomass to end product helping companies with upscaling. contract services for companies working on new value chains from biomass to products in Chemistry, Food and pharma. Business development in the biobased economy, from biomass to end product helping companies with upscaling. Contract Services for companies working on new value chains from biomass to products in chemistry, food and pharma.
Business Development DirectorOctober 2012 --- October 2013
acting CEO, responsible for daily managent of microdish team (7 people). development of new business with the unique culture chip of microdish. the microdish culture chip is versatile, allows rapid changing of culture medium, working with difficult organisms and is highly suitable for imaging and recovery from target microcolonies.
Business Development Manager Biobased EconomyJanuary 2011 --- September 2012
Business Development in the biobased economy, from biomass to end product helping companies with Innovation. contract Research projects with companies working on new value chains from biomass instead of oil derived products.
General managerJune 2000 --- December 2011
CommunicativeFlexibilityOptimismTrustService orientedResult OrientedProblem solvingInterest in knowledgeApproachability
Skills and Expertise
business developmentSalesbiotechnologybiobasedmedical microbiologyindustrial biotechnology
in from Mount Everest, Advanced School of Business in 1999
B.Sc. in Microbiology from Hogeschool van Hall Larenstein Velp in 1989
Bachelor in Microbiology from HLO in 1989
Training and Certification
EdX TU Delft Biobased course in 2015 Certification