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Experienced in Drug Development and Medical Device Development from Discovery till Marketing: - Leading and managing teams. - Strategic and tactical management. - Development of outsourcing, vendor selection/management strategy related to (pre-)clinical trials, Manufacturing and operations. -  - Worked in Clinical Development at Big Pharma, SME Biotech, CRO’s... - Orphan Drug Experience


Current Experience

  • Director Early Development & Project Management
    Since August 2013

Past Experience

  • Director Clinical Operations
    May 2007 --- July 2013
    current role as Director Clinical Operations encompasses the roles of: - Clinical Project Director (Responsible for all timelines / budgets for all running clinical projects) - Clinical Operations Director (Line management/Training) of Clinical Program Managers, Clinical Supplies, Clinical Research Associates, Clinical Trial Assistants, ...) - Outsourcing Manager: First point of contact for all Third Parties - Strategic Alliance Manager: For our Partnership with one preferred provider. - Internal Strategic Management for future projects.

  • Trial Manager
    August 2006 --- April 2007

  • Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA)
    April 2005 --- August 2006

  • Clinical Research Associate (CRA)
    July 2003 --- April 2005

  • Medical Sales Representative
    November 2001 --- June 2003


Self Assessment :
EfficiencyFlexibilityProblem solvingResult OrientedStrategic thinking


Self Assessment :
Medical devices Phase I R&D NegotiationAntibodiesBiological Drug DevelopmentClinical DevelopmentClinical operationsEarly development stageOperations ManagementPharmaceutical DevelopmentPhase IIPhase IIIPreclinical developmentProject Management
LinkedIn Assessment :
Clinical trialsPharmaceutical IndustryClinical operationsClinical researchBiotechnologyMedical DevicesDrug DevelopmentCROOutsourcingoncologyClinical DevelopmentClinical monitoringPhase IICH-GCPInfectious diseasesGCPRegulatory submissionsCardiologyImmunologyVaccinesSOPPharmacovigilanceBiopharmaceuticalsCTMSRegulatory affairsTherapeutic AreasLifesciencesEDCMedical writingINDDrug DiscoveryGLPpharmacologyClinical Data ManagementCancerProtocolMedical affairsVirologyMedicineLife SciencesSOP


  • Master in Biomedical Science from in 2001
  • Bachelor in Biomedical Laboratory Techniques from Simon Stevin Brugge in 1999
  • Middel school in Science from OLV College Oostende in 1995


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Professional Proficiency
Professional Proficiency
Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    12 weeks
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Chief Strategy Officer CEO Operations R&D Director Study director President Medical Officer Managing Director General Manager Clinical Director Clinical Director Europe
  • Positions I am NOT interested in:
    Administrative Assistant BioStatistician Clinical Supply Manager Clinical Trial Assistant (CTA) Customer Service Assistant Drug Safety Officer Clinical Data Manager (DM) Clinical Research Associate (CRA)
  • Locations I am interested in:
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 5 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    100% FTE
  • International:

Area / Region

Ghent, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes