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i started my Career working as a Veterinary Surgeon in a companion animals practice. i soon moved to the pharma industry where i first worked as a CRA at a CRO (hcr) and at astrazeneca. then moved again to the veterinary side and worked as a study Director at janssen Animal Health. while negociating with CRO's to help me with the trials i was working on, i got interested in the commercial side of pharma research. i joined adecco as market Expert to launch their scientific department. in 2013 i decided to move back to my scientific roots and i now work as a clinical project lead emea for terumo bct. specialties: Pharmaceutical Industry, devices, CRO, Drug Development, Clinical research, Project Management, start-up, Business Development, recruitment, contract negociations


Current Experience

  • Clinical Project Lead EMEA

    Since November 2013
    i am working on different Clinical projects with terumo bct's pathogen reduction technology system, called mirasol as well as on trials with the spectra optia apheresis device in therapeutic Applications. I am working on different clinical projects with Terumo BCT's Pathogen Reduction Technology system, called Mirasol as well as on trials with the Spectra Optia apheresis device in therapeutic applications.

Past Experience

  • Market Expert Pharma & Science

    January 2007 --- October 2013
    i launched the science business line for adecco belgium and the netherlands. xpe pharma & science offers staffing solutions for scientific functions as well as scientific project services (such as Scientific writing, publication management and congress activities).

  • Scientist International R&D

    June 2005 --- January 2007
    as a study Director at the international R&D department of janssen Animal Health, i was responsible for the set-up, the organisation and follow-up of the Preclinical and Clinical studies for new drugs for companion animals. i was also the primary contact for dealing with external cros. i worked on anti-infectives, anti-obesity drugs, anti-fungals and behaviour-influencing drugs.

  • Clinical Research Associate (CRA)

    September 2003 --- June 2005
    as a CRA, i was responsible for the follow-up of Clinical trials in oncology, ophtalmology and urology. i was also outsourced for 6 months to astrazeneca. i worked on Investigator initiated trials and phase 1 to phase 4 trials.

  • Veterinary Surgeon

    September 2001 --- August 2003
    i worked as a vet in a first line Veterinary practice for companion animals.


LinkedIn Assessment :
Clinical trialsClinical DevelopmentBiotechnologyClinical researchGCPContract negotiationPharmaceutical DevelopmentClinical monitoringInternational SalesPharmaceutical IndustryoncologyRecruitingProduct developmentVaccinesCROscienceScientific WritingMedical Devices


  • DVM in Veterinary Sciences from Universiteit Gent in 2001
  • Master in Veterinary Sciences from RUG in 2001


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Work Preferences

  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 1 to 5 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    50 or 60% FTE
    BrightOwl freelancer :    20 to 30 Hours per week
    BrightOwl employee :    50 or 60% FTE
  • International:

Area / Region

Overijse, België


Driving License
  • Yes

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