Enthusiast and driven person with a broad interest in medical science.
Scientific education and information trough presentations is one of my specialities
Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Wavre, Belgium
Since January 2017
Scientific advisor - hematology specialist
January 2013 --- December 2016
Medical Advisor Oncology
August 2011 --- January 2013
* scientific information and education of internal and external colleagues on: - cetuximab (mAb, anti-EGFR) - stimuvax (BLP 25 liposome vaccine) - Cilengitide (integrin inhibitor) * set up phase IV trials with cetuximab * clinical trial support * set up of advisory boards * organization of scientific symposia
Medical Science Advisor Hematology - Oncology
November 2009 --- February 2011
- Building scientific partnerships with healthcare professionals and decision makers. - Preparing and supporting the development, launch and commercialization of products through education of KOL’s and clinical trials support. - Delivering quality medical education to internal and external colleagues - Initiating and implementing local, national and international projects - Creating and updating a business plan, commensurate with the Company’s medical, sales and marketing objectives, utilising all available internal and external resources
Account Manager - Life Sciences
January 2009 --- November 2009
I was responsible for the BeLux launch of Caphosol, a new product in the prevention and treatment of oral mucositis. Further I re-launched the product Duracoll, a collagen implant impregnated with gentamycin to prevent and treat operational site infections.
Clinical Research Associate (CRA)
June 2006 --- December 2008
As the first CRA local ph IV trials at Novartis (general medicines) I was responsible for the implementation of observational trials mandatory by the authorities to preserve the reimbursement of their innovative class 1 molecules. Besides the classic activities of a CRA (feasibility-, initiation -, monitoring- and close-out visits) I took also a great part of the project management on me and I aligned the phase IV activities with the Belgian Law on clinical activities, national and international Novartis procedures and GCP procedures.
September 2004 --- June 2005
responsible for the development of a biological method to judge water quality in order the European Water Framework Directive.
September 2000 --- June 2004
teaching scientific courses and responsible for the working group 'relation and sexual education at school'.
August 2000 --- October 2000
responsible for guiding groups concerning the watercourses in the Flanders just as giving lectures about nature and environment education.
January 2000 --- June 2000
performing the analyses of diatoms in the moors of Turnhout. These study was carried out in order of the Flemish Community.
OptimismProblem solvingWillingness to compromiseSociabilityStrivingResponsibilityProactivityKindnessIndependenceFlexibilityCuriosityCommunicativeAuthenticityAttention to detail
distinction in specialisation in applied biology and enterprise from Facultés universitaires 'Notre-Dame de la Paix' in 2006
distinction in biology from University of Antwerp in 1999
successful in biology from Universiteit Hasselt in 1997
secondary school in Mathematic-science from OLV Waver in 1995