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Life Sciences entrepreneurship and business development


Current Experience

  • Life Sciences Entrepreneur
    Since January 2014
    Carpe Bio provides sales,consultancy and market research in Life Sciences for Promega, Safe, LVL, Bruker, ScalaScientific, Uno and Scienion.

Past Experience

  • Sales Manager
    January 2009 --- January 2013
    Planned and built entire sales and marketing of FluidX and Viaflo productlines. Conceived and launched new product lines for the academic, biotechnology, and molecular biology sectors. Built up sales in University Medical Centres and biotech companies

  • Sales Manager life sciences
    January 2007 --- January 2009
    Significantly increased sales in Micronic storage systems, liquid handling consumables and advanced pipettes. Conceived and launched new product lines. Raised market penetration to University Academic Centres and biotech accounts.

  • Product Specialist
    January 2006 --- January 2007

  • Sales Manager
    January 2004 --- January 2005
    Conducted sales, account management, and product launches.

  • Product Specialist
    January 2003 --- January 2004
    Significantly increased sales in Nunc plastics and antibodies. Conceived and launched new product lines. Raised market penetration to all key accounts including HTS in the pharmaceutical market.

  • Sales Manager
    January 2002 --- January 2003
    Responsible for sales and account management. Conducted market research pricing strategy Netherlands. Built support and maintenance business for lab equipment. Vast experience with trade shows.

  • Sales Manager
    January 1995 --- January 2001
    Significantly grew Corning’s footprint in the biotechnology sector (academic and business). Conducted sales, account management, and product launches. Implemented corporate strategy of converting to customer-based service model.

  • General Manager
    January 1993 --- January 1995
    Planned and built entire Benelux sales and marketing organization. Monitored logistics and administrative processes. Conceived and launched new product lines for the environmental, biotechnology, and molecular biology research sectors. Increased sales.

  • Sales representative
    January 1990 --- January 1993
    Introduced many new product lines in chemicals. Built the Belgian distributors’ network. Significantly raised sales in Sorenson/Multi disposables, chemicals for chromatography, DNA synthesis, and other consumables.


Self Assessment :
AuthenticityCharmCollaborationCommunicativeCreative thinking


Self Assessment :
Animal models Cell biology NegotiationAccount Management
LinkedIn Assessment :
LifesciencesBiotechnologyLaboratory Automationmolecular biologyGenomicsHardware DiagnosticsGeneticsPCRProduct launchProteomicsMicrobiologyBiochemistryLife SciencesCell CultureImmunologyCell biologyChromatographyBusiness DevelopmentR&DscienceCellSalesSales ManagementPharmaceutical IndustryPolymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)Strategische planningStrategische partnerschappen


  • in Medical from Amersfoortse Laboratorium School / Hogeschool Utrecht in 0
  • in from Johannes fontanus college in 0
  • in from Prinses Margrietschool in 0


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

Work Preferences

  • Positions I am interested in:
    Business Development Manager
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 2 days per week
  • International:

Area / Region

Amersfoort, Netherlands


Driving License
  • Yes