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Current Experience

  • Marketing Manager Europe - Hemato Oncology
    Since June 2015
    Marketing European-wide for Iclusig (ponatinib) and preparing the launch of brigatinib

Past Experience

  • Medical Manager Europe - Oncology
    April 2014 --- April 2015
    Responsible for medical strategy and execution of EU-wide projects in supportive oncology (Lonquex)

  • Global Medical Affairs Manager
    May 2012 --- April 2014
    Contributing to product strategy in several disease areas. I like to look beyond the product and develop other value propositions (games, digital platforms, education etc.). Active role in product and service innovations (ideation and conceptualisation) including leading innovation workshops. Stakeholder management with international KOL's and medical societies including CME’s, Advisory Boards, Expert Meetings and Congress Symposia.. Liaise between R&D and Marketing as I understand both functions very well. I have finished my Exec. MBA thesis within Nutricia, titled Outside-in Innovations, on organisational fit for capturing market driven innovation.

  • EMEA Medical Program Lead - Hemato-oncology
    August 2009 --- May 2012
    Post-marketing, clinical research portfolio management of Velcade (bortezomib) clinical trial program for Europe, Middle-East and Africa region (EMEA).

  • CRA Manager
    November 2008 --- August 2009
    Head of the CRA department. I act as a mentor and manager to CRA's in clinical research and as trainer of GCP and SOP's. I was responsible for business development for my group (outsourcing of CRA's to small and large pharma/biotech). I was member of IATEC Management Team.

  • Trial Manager
    May 2005 --- October 2008
    International Project Manager of large, global, company sponsored clinical trials. Line-manager of the international project team.

  • Clinical Research Associate (CRA)
    May 2003 --- April 2005

  • Clinical Research Associate (CRA)
    September 2001 --- April 2003


Self Assessment :
Analytical thinkingCollaborationCuriosityCreative thinkingCharmApproachabilityInnovative thinkingKindnessResiliencySelf-confidenceOptimismProblem solvingStrategic thinking


LinkedIn Assessment :
Clinical trialsGCPMedical affairsClinical researchClinical operationsPharmaceutical IndustryProgram ManagementCROStrategyStrategic ThinkingmanagementClinical DevelopmentInternational Project ManagementLine ManagementContract ManagementKOL managementMedical EducationLife SciencesProduct InnovationWorkshop FacilitationCustomer Advisory BoardsMedical MarketingMarketingMarketing Strategy


  • MBA in executive part-time MBA from RSM Erasmus University in 2012
  • M Sc in Biology from Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen in 2001


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Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    12 weeks
  • Locations I am interested in:
    Australia Belgium Germany Netherlands Singapore Switzerland United Kingdom United States
  • Work From Home:
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    80-100% FTE
    BrightOwl freelancer :    32-40 Hours per week
  • International:

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Driving License
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