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i am actively looking for a new opportunity. i am ready to add value to a role in an organization. for example to lead a team or multidisciplinary project group do get things done and creating an inspirational working environment at the same time. i am a connector, communicator and Coaching manager, in an entrepreneurial leading role, if needed. a Project Management role, product Owner role or independent Entrepreneurship would fit as well. > i am spotting differences in people and turning personality differences into Teamwork. i turn generational gaps into bridges and converting cultural divides into global solutions beyond the horizon. > i communicate with diplomatic honesty not bluntness if needed and prefer to show respect to others and highlighting others ability to collaborate for results leaving a lasting memory. my confidence in others abilities allows others to tap me as a resource. i asks great questions without threatening others, insulting their logic and intelligence, or embarrassing their positions. i have a passion for people, loves talent mentoring & development. > i focus on results and helps everyone to be aware of learning from experiences and sustain momentum. i show with my Coaching skills commitment to listen as well as contribute in order to set the tone of collaboration. i care for the wellbeing of all stakeholders and customer experience. > i have over 30 years of experience in the european Healthcare industry in several commercial corporate management positions. i developed as professional in the field of interpersonal effective Communication behavior and combined this with my job over the years doing Communication Training and personal consultancy. > i love Health related wearable technology. it's a part of personal care and Health increasing awareness for a well balanced life which adds value to your daily performance and good self-esteem.


Current Experience

  • Owner

    Since January 2000
    communication Training for organizations, occupational workshops and personal Coaching (e.g. pwn, new business school amsterdam/nyerode univ). i prepared teams to be ready for organizational changes. they developed effective Communication Skills from the importance of good contact (rapport), effective use of verbal and non-verbal Communication Skills resulting in effective contact with others. their awareness contributed to a individual and collective good selfesteem and awareness for the value of further Personal Development steps. personal Coaching and team Coaching resulted in a better performance. Communication training for organizations, occupational workshops and personal coaching (e.g. PWN, New business school Amsterdam/Nyerode univ). I prepared teams to be ready for organizational changes. They developed effective communication skills from the importance of good contact (rapport), effective use of verbal and non-verbal communication skills resulting in effective contact with others. Their awareness contributed to a individual and collective good selfesteem and awareness for the value of further personal development steps. Personal coaching and team coaching resulted in a better performance.

Past Experience

  • Manager Medical affairs communication & Clinical/Professional education EMEA region

    December 2007 --- October 2012
    - management medical Communication with pninion leading Health Care professionals - Project Leader event/Event Management of peer-to-peer events for Healthcare professionals - development of key opinion leaders networking management - european professional education - mentor/Coach for interns - higher vocational/ academic education - Internet education / webmaster company Medical Education website with medical video podcasting - hcp contract & Compliance management - full Event Management and budget management great experience with management of international Communication and professional education with Healthcare professionals (hcp) by sharing Clinical knowledge and therapy results between the company and hcps (also peer-to-peer). used media like symposia, medical courses, Internet (website management (including educational video podcasts) and kol relationship development (advisory board meetings and database management). this resulted in a better understanding of the use of the therapies by exchanging this on a peer-to-peer level. kol management resulted in building longterm reliable relationships and advisory board contacts. fantastic cross functional Teamwork. as a people manager, communicator and teamplayer i enjoyed a great experience. i liked to contribute to talent Coaching by introducing internships in the organisation.

  • International Manager Clinical Education & Medical Marketing communication EMEA region

    August 2005 --- November 2007

  • Senior Product Manager - The Netherlands

    September 1999 --- September 2000
    short term contract.

  • Business manager EMEA

    October 1994 --- October 1998

  • European group manager Product management

    January 1993 --- January 1994
    supervising 4 european product managers

  • European Product manager Nuclear cardiology

    January 1990 --- January 1993

  • Product manager

    October 1987 --- October 1990

  • National Account Manager & Product Specialist

    October 1984 --- October 1987

  • Manager - General & Cardiac surgery Intensive Care Unit

    January 1980 --- January 1984


LinkedIn Assessment :
CoachingMedical DevicesHealthcareMarketing StrategySocial MediaHospitalsICUEvent ManagementSystemicPharmaceutical IndustrymanagementCardiologyStrategyNew Business DevelopmentSales OperationsStart-upsCross-functional team leadershipSalesLeadershipProduct launchMarket developmentBusiness DevelopmentMarketingSales EffectivenessProduct developmentMarketing ManagementProduct MarketingStrategic PlanningLeadership DevelopmentChange ManagementProject ManagementTrainingClinical researchSurgeryOutsourcingBusiness PlanningHuman ResourcesBusiness StrategyBudgetsTalent ManagementOrganizational DevelopmentSales ManagementManagement ConsultingAccount ManagementEntrepreneurshipMarket researchPersonal DevelopmentPublic RelationsTeam BuildingExecutive Coaching


  • in U.Lab: Transforming Business, Society, and Self from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2015
  • MOOC in Managing the Company of the Future from University of London in 2015
  • in Social Entrepreneurship from Copenhagen Business School MOOC in 2014
  • in Personal Coaching from NTI-NLP in 2014
  • in Developing Innovative Ideas for New Companies from University of Maryland College Park MOOC in 2014
  • in Entrepreneurial Leadership from Neal Thornberry in 2010
  • in Trauma coaching - block 1, HY Origin. from Aptitude Academy in 2010
  • Private Pilot Licence (PPL) not finished yet in flight student - (Cessna) one engine aircraft from Aeroclub Maritime in 2009
  • in Project Management from Matchett in 2007
  • in Interpersonal Communication from CvT Amsterdam in 2006
  • in Oplossingsgericht werk - Solution focused method from Solutions Centre in 2003
  • in (advanced) Systemic constellation - Systemisch werken from NTI-NLP in 2002
  • NLP Communication trainer in from NTI-NLP in 2002
  • in (Basic) Systemic constellation - Systemisch werken from NTI-NLP in 2001
  • in NLP Practitioner from NTI-NLP in 1999
  • in NLP MASTER Practitioner from NTI-NLP in 1999
  • in Management Intramural Healthcare from CICSA Social academy Amsterdam in 1984
  • in Marketing (NIMA A/B) and Advertising from SRM in 1984
  • in RN intramural and Intensive Care nursing (specialization Cardiopulmonary surgery) from Anna Reynvaanschool Amsterdam in 1980


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Area / Region

Alkmaar, Netherlands


Driving License
  • Yes

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