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Summary

Experienced in tech & research, business development, project management, strategic analysis and implementation. Appreciated for being a softskilled team player and for being passionate about connecting healthcare, business and tech. My fascination with how innovative technology can be used as an accelerator to change lifes, keeps growing on a daily basis!

Experiences

Current Experience

  • searching for a new challenge
    Since March 2015
    Open for new challenges in which I can combine my people skills and a fact-based, pragmatic approach with my passion for Health technology industry.

Past Experience

  • Business Officer
    January 2015 --- February 2016

  • Regionmanager
    November 2012 --- June 2015
    MIC Flanders supports Startups in Healthcare IT for the Flemish region. MIC Flanders is a non-profit, public-privately held organisation.

  • Project Manager Med & Care Tech
    October 2011 --- October 2012
    Business development for the Euregional Med and Care technology firms connected to UHasselt.

  • Researcher Rehabilitation Technology
    November 2005 --- October 2012
    At REVAL, the rehabilitation research institute of the Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences of Hasselt University, the main focus of my research was on assistive technology for neurodegenerative diseases (i.e. Multiple Sclerosis, Stroke, etc). Connecting the engineering and rehabilitation departments was my focus.

  • Freelance Assistant
    October 2011 --- September 2012
    Conducting physical test procedures for both professional and amateur athletes.

  • Master Thesis, Physiotherapy
    January 2004 --- January 2005
    Master thesis in physiotherapy (in the "Movement Science" lab of Maastricht University with Prof. dr. H. Savelberg). Title: "Muscle force use in pushing and pulling during fast paced recumbent cycling." This study was part of the Icarus project (development of human powered airplane).

  • Master Internship Physiotherapy
    October 2003 --- February 2004
    Senior internship in Chennai, India were I worked for the PREM Center, Dr. S. Sundars' private practise and the Chennai City Childrens hospital.

Knowledge

LinkedIn Assessment :
Innovation ManagementHealthcareLifesciencesResearchscienceAnalysisChange ManagementProject ManagementStart-upsManagement ConsultingCoachingICTEvent ManagementPublic SpeakingSocial MediaIT SolutionsBusiness NetworkingBusiness DevelopmentBusiness StrategyEntrepreneurshipSocial Media StrategistDigital Communication StrategyLife SciencesSocial Media MarketingmanagementStrategyNew Business Developmentdutch

Education

  • Healthcare Business Acceleration program in from Flanders Business School in 2014
  • Postgraduate in Business Administration and Management, General from Provinciale Hogeschool Limburg in 2012
  • Postgraduate in Multiple Sclerosis Expert from Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg in 2006
  • MSc PT in Physiotherapy from Provinciale Hogeschool Limburg in 2005
  • Secundairy school in Economie- Moderne Talen from Sint-Hubertus College Neerpelt in 1999

Languages

BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Dutch
Native
French
Elementary Proficiency
English
Professional Proficiency
German
Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Locations I am interested in:
    Vlaams Gewest, Belgium
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 2 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position
    BrightOwl freelancer :    Fulltime Hours per week
  • International:
    Yes

Area / Region

Antwerp, Belgium

Others

Driving License
  • Yes