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Current Experience

  • Global Director, Medical Affairs
    Since October 2016

  • Global Director, Scientific Marketing
    Since September 2011
    Responsible world-wide for all Scientific Marketing programs within CaridianBCT (Therapeutic Systems Business Unit)

Past Experience

  • Director, Therapy Awareness Program
    January 2011 --- October 2011

  • Commercialisation Director
    January 2008 --- December 2010

  • Commercialization Director
    January 2008 --- December 2010

  • Director Scientific & Clinical
    March 2007 --- November 2007
    I managed the Clinical group that performed numerous trials for the organisation and directed Scientists that solved in depth and complex scientific/medical problems, instigated contacts so more literature could be created and was responsible for scientific/medical education. It was important for me to maintain a strong link between scientific and clinical people so the trials contained the latest in science. We reached out to other departments like Marketing & Sales. Cross-cultural collaboration was key.

  • Director Clinical Strategy & Therapy Development
    November 2004 --- February 2007
    Responsible for designing and implementing strategy for Gambro world-wide. Customer focussed actions were heavy priority. Support of local sales and marketing organisations. Goal was to maximise scientific publications, clinical trial efforts, data collection agreements in order to improve internal and external processes. Efforts lead to new initiatives in product development.

  • therapy scientist
    January 1996 --- January 2005

  • therapy scientist
    January 1996 --- January 1999

  • therapy scientist
    January 1996 --- January 1999

  • Student
    January 1989 --- January 1995

  • Student
    January 1989 --- January 1995


Self Assessment :
Strategic thinkingAdaptabilityAnalytical thinkingApproachabilityCollaborationCreative thinkingFlexibilityProblem solvingResult OrientedTrust


LinkedIn Assessment :
Medical DevicesCommercializationScientific VisualizationScientific ManagementScientific AnalysisTeam LeadershipPeople DevelopmentStrategic ThinkingAction OrientedScientific CommunicationsClinical trialsStrategyProduct launchClinical researchCross-functional team leadershipBiotechnologyBiochemistryMarket developmentImmunologyFDALifesciencesCell CultureHematologyValidationRegulatory affairsPharmaceutical IndustryFlow CytometryHardware DiagnosticsoncologyInfectious diseasesR&Dmolecular biologyGMPCell biologyCellELISAMicrobiologyGLPLife Sciences


  • Ph.D. in Biochemistry from KU Leuven in 1994
  • Moderne Wetenschappen in first in class from OLVE Edegem in 1983


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

Area / Region

Brussels, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes