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Managing international clinical projects, including educational and research projects and scientific events.


Current Experience

  • Clinical Projects - Professional Relations
    Since January 2007
    Business support for the international division of DJO Global • Clinical consultant - go-to for scientific, clinical and research related matters. • Follow-up of international clinical trials. • Implementation and management of web-based research and publications database. • Coordination of scientific workshops and seminars. • Support of the marketing team with events & congresses, training & education, online & offline marcomm. • Production of research & clinical newsletters, booklets, brochures, educational materials. • Support of the RA department with clinical evidence for regulatory technical files. • Intl. professional relations: key opinion leaders and professional associations - grants and fellowships • Project management DJO Publications (DJO Global's publishing house

Past Experience

  • Co-founder
    January 2001 --- January 2006

  • Co-founder
    January 1992 --- January 1999
    Director internal sales, procurement, administration

  • Sales & marketing assistant
    January 1990 --- January 1991

  • Medical representative
    January 1986 --- January 1989


Self Assessment :
Analytical thinkingAnger commandAttention to detailAuthenticityCharmCommunicativeCritical thinkingCuriosityDominanceFlexibilityIndependenceIndividualityInterest in knowledgeKindnessProactivityProblem solvingResponsibilitySelf-disciplineTrust


Self Assessment :
Medical devicesAccount ManagementBudget ManagementClinical study reportsComplianceHuman AnatomyKey Account ManagementKOL managementMarketingMedical DevicesMicrosoft ExcelMicrosoft OfficeMicrosoft PowerpointMicrosoft WordMultilingualOrthopedicOutlookpeople managementPhysical medicine and rehabilitationPowerPointSearch literature on clinical trialsSports medicineStudy outcomes and outcome measuresStudy proposalsStudy protocolsTeamworkTrainingUnderstand levels of research evidence
LinkedIn Assessment :
OrthopedicsMedical DevicesKneeOrthopedicSurgeonsClinical researchHealthcare

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analytical skills Interact with physicians Search literature on clinical trials Use content management systemsAct as the main line of communication between the sponsor and the investigatorAdministrative supportArchive documentationArchive study documentsArchive trial documentation and correspondence.Attend seminarsAttend seminars, courses and meetings within and outside the companybudgeting of R&D activitiesCalculate timelines for conducting and completing the trialCommunicate effectively on different company levelsCommunicate with investigatorCommunicate with sponsorCommunicationConduct literature searchesConduct literature searches.Coordinate projectscoordinating research projectsDevelop training materialsdrafting grant applicationsEstablish relationships with Key Opinion LeadersEvaluate protocolsFollow up training programsGeneral office managementIndentify clinicians to conduct clinical trialsLiaise with doctors and other professionals throughout the studyLiaise with professionals in other divisions of the company as requiredLiaise with research teamMaintain strong relationshipsManage budgetsManage research projectsManage study budgetManage vendor budgetsmanaging a small teamManufacture of GMP batchesManuscript reviewNegotiate payment schedulesNegotiate protocol details NegotiationObtain grantsOral presentationOrganise steering committeeOffice managementOrganise meetingsPlan work to meet objectives and deadlinesRead medical literature to maintain current awareness and knowledgeProvide trainingRead medical literatureSearch literature on clinical trialsUse content management systemsWork cross-functionally


  • Food, health and lifestyle consultant in from Europese Academie voor natuurlijke gezondheidszorg in 2004
  • Post graduate in Veterinary Physiotherapy from Ghent University in 2002
  • Master in Physical Therapy from K.U. Leuven in 1986


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Professional Proficiency
Full Proficiency

Area / Region

Kalken, Laarne, België


Driving License
  • Yes