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experienced project planner with a phd degree in Biotechnology, skilled in resource and cost management, with a strong interest in r&d process of Drug Development, looking for a job as Project Manager in a biotech or pharma company.


Current Experience

  • Project Planner

    Ghent, Belgium
    Since January 2017

    responsible for the planning of assigned Research and development projects in MS Project server. serve as point of contact for all aspects of Strategic Planning including scheduling, critical path Analysis, variance Analysis and development of planning scenarios. manage change impacts to timelines, resources and costs and provide regular consolidated reports to the Project Manager and portfolio manager

    responsible for the planning of assigned research and development projects in MS Project server. Serve as point of contact for all aspects of strategic planning including scheduling, critical path analysis, variance analysis and development of planning scenarios. Manage change impacts to timelines, resources and costs and provide regular consolidated reports to the project manager and portfolio manager

  • Assistant Manager

    Since March 2011

    general Business Administration. Change Management project to optimize daily procedrues and client Communication. implementation of new Software and website development. Project Planning.

    General business administration. Change management project to optimize daily procedrues and client communication. Implementation of new software and website development. Project planning.

Past Experience

  • post-doctoral researcher

    October 2001 --- February 2011
    function description : scientific Research, grant and manuscript writing, supervision of technical personnel, undergraduates and phd students. accomplishments : published 14 peer-reviewed papers in high-impact scientific journals, introduced mouse-models to our Research group, set-up of a live-Cell video Microscopy facility, established and ran a mouse facility. Research area : the involvement of the actin cytoskeleton in (Cancer) Cell migration, neuronal development, and wound healing

  • PhD student

    January 1995 --- September 2001
    function description : performed Research for my phd thesis and gave practical courses to undergraduate students. accomplishments : published five peer-reviewed papers in high-impact journals. introduced Cell biology tools/techniques to the Lab, including primary neuronal cell cultures Research area : biochemical Characterization of actin cytoskeleton Proteins


Self Assessment :
Analytical thinkingAttention to detailOrganizationCritical thinkingCuriosityEfficiencyInterest in knowledgeSelf-disciplinePerspective


Self Assessment :
DNA sequencingELISAFluorescence MicroscopyImmunofluorescenceIn VitroKnowledge of the drug development processMicrosoft Officemolecular biologyPeptidesProject ManagementProtein ExpressionSDS-PAGERT-PCRSearch literature on clinical trialsCell CultureCancerAntibodies Biochemistry Cell biology Animal models Scientific writingTransfectionPhases of clinical development (phase I to IV)Biacoreneuron cell culture
LinkedIn Assessment :
Report WritingTeachingCell biologyCell CultureMicroscopyTechnical Writingmolecular biologyBiochemistryGeneticsBioinformaticsWater Purification

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
project planningproject management Report data Analyze data Develop protocols Interpret data Control data Search literature on clinical trials Write papersAdjust processes and methodsAnalyze proteinAttend seminarsCollaborate with principal investigatorConduct research at universitiescoordinating research projectsEthics committee applicationExecute scientific projectsManuscript preparation and reviewSupervise techniciansVerify dataWrite papersPresent data at congress


  • - in KMO Challenge from Vlerick Business School in 2016
  • PhD in Science, Biotechnology from Universiteit Gent in 2001
  • Master in biotechnology from Universiteit Gent in 1994

Training and Certification

  • Project Management in 2018 Training
  • Environmental compliance officer in 2015 Training
  • Management of Portfolios in 2018 Certification
  • Project Management in 2014 Certification
  • Laboratory Animal Science in 2003 Certification


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Professional Proficiency
Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Positions I am interested in:
    consultant life sciences Project Manager Project Planner Clinical Trial Assistant (CTA) Clinical Research Associate (CRA)
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 1 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    FTE (80-100%)% FTE
    BrightOwl employee :    FTE (80-100%)% FTE
  • International:


    Expert has 3 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Lokeren, België


Driving License
  • Yes

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