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Marketing management, Marketing strategy, communication management, Market development, digital marketing, Product development, Application development, Process engineering, Project management, Product managment, Laboratory manager, Technical service specialist, Specialties: Sterile filtration, Tangential Flow Filtration,, bioreactors Biopharmaceuticals Oil field chemicals, Pulp and paper chemicals, Construction chemicals, Natural derivatives: Starches, Inulin; Silicones, Phosphonates, Polymers, Emulsions, Compounds,


Current Experience

  • Marketing Manger Benelux
    Since January 2010
    Responsible for Life Science market in the Benelux. Promotional campaigns and events. Coordinate market penetration anf new product campaigns. Training on new product launches.

Past Experience

  • Marketing Technical Service specialist
    November 1999 --- November 2009
    Marketing and Technical service for the oil field (world wide) and Pulp and Paper industry (Europe). This involved defining and coordinating development projects for new products for these industry, customer support to use our products in the customer's process and joint development projects. Global market development for oil field products with global commercial team. Managing laboratorium technicians of the applications lab. Managing marketing technical specialiste of a worldwide team (5).

    January 1997 --- January 1999
    Application engineer for none food application for starch, protein, glucose,..and derivatives. Development of rheological test methods to support the application of starch in the pulp and paper industry. Development of new modified starches and industrial trials at customer to introduce and qualify the new products.

  • Technical Service
    January 1996 --- January 1997
    Technical service for Europe and South Africa for silicone antifoams for the Pulp and Paper industry. This involved several joint customer projects under JDA or CDA.

  • Project Manager
    January 1992 --- January 1997
    Leading commercialisation projects of new products with a multifunctional team, which involved R&D, project engineering, production, quality and marketing.


LinkedIn Assessment :
Product developmentPolymersMarket developmentBusiness StrategyLife SciencesPharmaceutical IndustryProtein chemistryProduct managementR&DBiotechnologyGMPmanagementChemical EngineeringChemistryTechnology transferCross-functional team leadershipValidationProcess EngineeringBiopharmaceuticalsKey Account ManagementLaboratoryMarketing ManagementMarketing CommunicationsDigital MarketingProject ManagementB2B MarketingB2B Marketing StrategyMarketing StrategyMarketingOnline AdvertisingNew Business DevelopmentAdvertisingEvent Management

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
FrenchenglishDutchEvaluate post-marketing surveillance studyImplement marketing plansCoordinate projectscoordinating research projectsCollaborate with project teamcollaborate in research projects at universities


  • Master in Chemical engineering from KU Leuven in 1991
  • Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) in Chemical Engineering from University of Leuven in 0


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Full Proficiency
Full Proficiency
Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    12 weeks
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Marketing Manager Market Access Manager marketing Project Leader Project Manager Senior Project Manager (PM) Business Development Manager
  • Locations I am interested in:
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 3 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position
  • International:

Area / Region

Gent, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes