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Summary

Enthusiast and driven person with a broad interest in medical science.

Scientific education and information trough presentations is one of my specialities

Experiences

Current Experience

  • Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Wavre, Belgium
    Since January 2017

Past Experience

  • 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.

  • scientific co-operator
    September 2004 --- June 2005
    responsible for the development of a biological method to judge water quality in order the European Water Framework Directive.

  • teacher
    September 2000 --- June 2004
    teaching scientific courses and responsible for the working group 'relation and sexual education at school'.

  • guide
    August 2000 --- October 2000
    responsible for guiding groups concerning the watercourses in the Flanders just as giving lectures about nature and environment education.

  • scientific co-operator
    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.

Personality

Self Assessment :
OptimismProblem solvingWillingness to compromiseSociabilityStrivingResponsibilityProactivityKindnessIndependenceFlexibilityCuriosityCommunicativeAuthenticityAttention to detail

Knowledge

LinkedIn Assessment :
Clinical trialsoncologyClinical researchMedical affairsHematologyPharmaceutical IndustryMedical EducationClinical DevelopmentRheumatologyBiotechnologyImmunologyGCPHealthcare

Education

  • 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

Languages

BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
French
Full Proficiency
English
Professional Proficiency
Dutch
Native

Work Preferences

  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 1 to 2 days per week
  • International:
    Yes

Area / Region

Meerbeek, Kortenberg, België

Others

Driving License
  • Yes