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Current Experience

  • Lead Regional Publications manager Europe Japan Wavre, Belgium
    Since August 2010

    • Define the regional publication strategy together with the Medical Affairs team
    • Regional responsibility of all types of scientific and public disclosure Europe Japan area
    • Publication tactical planning: define regional and local journal publication priorities
    • Main contact point for regional CLIN/EPI/HE/Medical Affairs GSK contacts and local country investigators (KOLs)

  • Business leader Schoten, Belgium
    Since August 2010

Past Experience

  • Scientifc Affairs Manager Cardiovascular Vlaardingen, Netherlands
    June 2008 --- June 2010

    • Scientific advisor in the nominated therapeutic areas and provide input into global product development and commercial teams
    • Project management: design and set-up of cardiovascular health studies in line with the marketing strategy to support tea and chocolate business
    • Scientific collaborator with the external key opinion leaders (KOLs) in the cardiovascular field

  • Post-doctoral researcher Maastricht, Netherlands
    July 2005 --- July 2007

    • Duth Heart Foundatio project: Ventricular Asynchrony and cardiac resynchronization therapy
    • Tutor Cardiac Physiology

  • Medical Writer Mechelen, Belgium
    January 2005 --- June 2005

  • Cardiovascular Pharmacologist Montpellier, France
    September 2002 --- September 2004

    Department Cardiovascular Trombosis, SANOFI-SYNTHELABO,Montpellier, France

    • Drug Discovery: Evaluation of new potential cardioprotective drugs on cardiac remodelling in experimental model
    • Clinical: Monitoring and follow-up of Clinical Phase II studies with anti-arrythmic drugs

  • Cardiovascular Research Scientist Antwerp, Belgium
    September 1994 --- September 1997

    • Project: Pharmacological modulation of in vivo myocardial function/ Regulation of Frank-Starling mechanism


Self Assessment :
Attention to detailCollaborationInterest in knowledgeResult OrientedStrategic thinkingOptimismKindnessEfficiencyIndependence


Self Assessment :
Scientific writingBudget ProcessCardiovascular diseasesCardiologyClinical Study DesignGood Clinical Practice (GCP)Good Publication Practice (GPP)ICH GCP guidelinesInfectious diseasesKOL managementMedical affairsMedical writingMicrosoft Officemolecular biologyPharmaceutical IndustrypharmacologyPhases of clinical development (phase I to IV)Pre-clinical researchProduct launchProject ManagementStrategic PlanningTeam LeadershipVaccines

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Assure medical quality


  • Ph.D. in Pharmacology from Erasmus University Rotterdam in 1998
  • Master in Molecular Biology from University of Antwerp in 1994

Training and Certification

  • Pharmacologist in 2002 Certification


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

Work Preferences

  • Positions I am interested in:
    Medical Advisor Medical Affairs Associate Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Medical Writer Business Development Manager
  • Positions I am NOT interested in:
    Clinical Research Associate (CRA)
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 1 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    1% FTE
    BrightOwl freelancer :    40 Hours per week
  • International:

Area / Region

Schoten, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes