Member Technical Advisory Committee
Since November 2014
Member Scientific Advisory Board
Since January 2014
The Jenner Institute is a research partnership between the University of Oxford and The Pirbright Institute. The Institute focuses on the parallel development of human and veterinary vaccines against major global diseases - from early-stage research through to clinical trials.
Since December 2012
Major activitiy is advising senior management of top tier global Animal Health companies and selected other parties on topics of strategic interest. This includes support on M&A projects. Non-Executive (advisory) Board Member of companies and institutions active in the field of Life Sciences and AgroFood. Support of Start-up companies active in these areas. Spoke at the kick-off Symposium of the Future Food program of the University of Utrecht in April 2015. Title: Animal Health, key for Future Food.
Member Board of Directors
Since January 2011
Interim Managing Director
September 2014 --- May 2015
Lead the high performance team of global experts in feed research and animal physiology during the period until a new Managing Director/CEO of SFR BV has been found and appointed.
Vice President Animal Health, R&D Biologicals
February 2008 --- November 2012
Member of the Animal Health Executive Team, responsible for leading the Global Biologicals R&D of the world leader in veterinary vaccines. A consistent top class pipeline and effectively bringing innovations to the market are key characteristics of the R&D team.
Chairman Roadmap One Health
August 2011 --- October 2012
Senior Director Operations, the Netherlands
January 2005 --- March 2008
Led the largest Manufacturing and Logistics unit within Intervet-SP. More than 800 fte producing antigens, vaccines and pharmaceuticals for the global market. Initiated major organisational change program leading to both improved quality and output as well as improved COG's.
Director R&D The Netherlands
February 2002 --- May 2005
Global Head Regulatory Affairs
January 1996 --- February 2002
Head Antibiotics R&D
January 1990 --- December 1996
Head Veterinary Drugs
January 1984 --- January 1990
Head Analytical Chemistry
January 1980 --- February 1984
in Senior Executive Challenge of Leadership program from INSEAD in 2009
PhD in Bioanalytics and Pharmacochemistry from Free University of Amsterdam in 1990
MSc in Pharmacochemistry & Organic Chemistry from Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen in 1980