As a graduated student in Health Food Innovation Management, I am currently looking for opportunities in the food industry. I am highly motivated and proactive, and enjoy challenges and achieving personal goals. I am passionate about health, nutrition and food-related marketing. Currently I am looking for a position in the food industry that allows me to optimally use my knowledge and skills and to improve them inside the company. As I am fluent in three languages (Dutch, French and English), I fit well within an international environment.
My interests and passions: nutrition, food product innovation, nutrition sciences, marketing, social media, communication, project management, organizing and planning, and travelling.
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Since July 2011
Acquired skills such as people minded, responsibility and work independently.
Intern R&D Nutrition Groot-Bijgaarden, Dilbeek, Belgium
January 2014 --- July 2014
Master graduation research on the effect of the type of priming and claim on the consumption of an indulgent food product (consumer behavior and food marketing).
The overall objective of my research was to create insights into the consumers’ reaction to claims and priming on indulgent food products. The relevance was to provide advice and recommendations to food marketers and customers on how to communicate the nutritional value to the end consumers.
During my internship I was responsible for leading a project for Puratos. Some of my tasks were the following:
- Carried out an extensive literature research and defined a conceptual model
- Set up an experimental design in collaboration with an experienced team
- Collected and analyzed data with SPSS
- Reported results to the Research and Development team and Food Marketing team by giving presentations
Intern Dietitian Leuven, Belgium
April 2012 --- June 2012
Full-time employment as internship.
I learned to perform duties and responsibilities of a dietitian. For each individual patient, I calculated nutritional requirements based on an assessment of blood, mobility, preferences, and other relevant factors. Additionaly, I gave advice in order to achieve a health-related goal and provided dietary modifications with patient education and supervision.
I worked as part of a multidisciplinary team consisting of medical professionals to realise the optimal care for the patient. In this clinical setting, I focused on different areas such as nephrology, neurology, and intensive care medicine.
Intern Dietitian Melsbroek, Steenokkerzeel, Belgium
February 2012 --- April 2012
I worked closely together with a multidisciplinar team in the care of patients diagnosed with Multiple Sclerose. I provided nutritional advise to improve their quality of live. I encouraged patients to follow the nutritional assessment to prevent symptoms of MS.
Attention to detailCritical thinkingFlexibilityInnovative thinkingOptimismOrganizationProblem solving
Diabetes R&D Scientific writingCardiovascular diseasesClinical researchData AnalysisProduct design LabtechnicianRegulatory affairsUnderstand how results translate to practiceWomens Health
Master in Health Food Innovation Management from University of Maastricht in 2014
Bachelor in Nutrition and Dietetics from Katholieke Hogeschool Leuven in 2009