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Experienced and versatile project and people leader with a solid background within drug development. Proven track record of driving teams - own and cross-functional - to meet key deliverables and ambitious objectives. Result-driven with expertise in change management, process excellence, continuous improvement and knowledge management. Deep and broad process understanding combined with an urge to look for new ways of working and challenge status quo.


Current Experience

  • Manager - Head of Clinical Process Management
    Since May 2012
    Leading a section of 10 process managers and specialists supporting the Study Management Process. Responsible for process maintenance and improvement activities and process, CAPA and knowledge support to the studies. Furthermore, in charge of providing relevant metrics and business information.

Past Experience

  • Process Manager, Specialist
    March 2010 --- April 2012
    Leading activities developing clinical metrics and driving process improvement (including LEAN events). Supporting clinical studies with process knowlegde. Facilitator for the Process Owners in Clinical Development.

  • Process Manager
    February 2009 --- February 2010
    Monitoring and improving processes for conducting clinical trials. Identifying possibilities and following-up on implementation of process improvements. Facilitating the collaboration between Process Owners in Clinical Development.

  • Project director
    December 2007 --- November 2008
    Leading the company's most advanced cancer vaccine programme through phase III clinical trial towards registration

  • Project Manager
    May 2002 --- November 2007
    Project Manager for cancer vaccine projects in Development. Responsible goal setting, follow-up and coaching of project teams consisting of research, CMC, pre-clinical, clinical and regulatory disciplines. Has successfully led two projects into clinical phase II and one project into pahse III.

  • Head of Department - API Development
    September 1997 --- May 2002
    Manager for 12 people. Scientifically responsible for the development of new active pharmaceutical ingredients.

  • Protein Chemist
    May 1995 --- September 1997
    Responsible for the company’s first international project that developed 5 new active pharmaceutical ingredients.

  • Research Scientist
    January 1993 --- January 1995
    Responsible for own projects within chromatographic methods and equipment.


LinkedIn Assessment :
Clinical researchClinical trialsClinical DevelopmentDrug DevelopmentProject ManagementPharmaceutical IndustryVaccinesBiotechnologyLeadershipProtein chemistryCAPASOPContinuous ImprovementChange ManagementBiopharmaceuticalsGCPGMPCROValidationCTMSFDA21 CFR Part 11Life SciencesWorkshop FacilitationTechnology transferRegulatory submissionsRegulatory affairsClinical MetricsCancerProcess improvementLifesciencesDrug DiscoverymanagementCross-functional team leadershipSOPSOP developmentICH-GCPTeam Leadership


  • EBA in Business, management, economics from Copenhagen College of Engineering in 2000
  • PhD in Biotechnology from Danmarks Tekniske Universitet in 1993
  • MSc in Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology from Danmarks Tekniske Universitet in 1990


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