Experienced with technical and commercial skills, customer oriented and teamplayer. Elaborate product & market knowledge, in the clinical diagnostics but also in other diagnostic environments. Advanced IT knowledge, for applications and troubleshooting but also in contacts with IT services and personnel. International, multilingual, with regular contacts in the international sales environment. Looking for continuous personal & professional development.
Sales Consultant - Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases Diagnostics
Since March 2015
Provide scientific and technical expertise and support to sales representatives and customers, assist customers during sales process, analyse and propose customized solutions using the product portfolio. Participate in tender, blue sheet and gold sheet reviews. Train sales reps, customers and users. Develop and maintain relationships with key opinion leaders and reference customers. Liaise between product management, marketing and end users on scientific events or in studies and evaluations. Product area : Clinical Microbiology, infectious- and non-infectious serology.
Field Application Specialist / Product Specialist
Since January 2011
Product, System & Application support for Benelux area. Clinical Diagnostics (public and private sector). Quality Control Products & Software, Microbiology, Autoimmunity, Molecular Diagnostics, Infectious diseases. Responsible for the products at customers level, product guidance and support for the sales team and local strategic planning in collaboration with the global marketing team. Part-time Account Management Flandres for Infectious disease and molecular range products.
Product Specialist Labo
March 2001 --- January 2011
Product, System & Application Support for Benelux Area Clinical Diagnostics (public and private sector), Food industry diagnostics. Microbiology, Serology, Veterinary. Responsible for product follow up with the international suppliers and at local level with the customers. All-round technical and practical support support for the sales team and customers.
October 2000 --- March 2001
General lab work LL extractions & LCMS detection pharmaceuticals pharmacokinetics
August 2000 --- October 2000
Optimisations of extraction protocols using HPLC for tryposomas extracellular proteins http://imol.vub.ac.be/Imol_final.pdf
August 2000 --- October 2000
February 2000 --- May 2000
Research project 'Screening for novel antibiotics on fungal sample collections'. Endwork for obtaining BaSC course.
Analytical thinkingApproachabilityCollaborationCommunicativeCritical thinkingCuriosityEfficiencyFlexibilityIndependenceInterest in knowledgeOptimismProblem solvingOrganizationProactivitySelf-confidenceService orientedStrategic thinking
Biochemistry Diabetes Labtechnician Medical devices NegotiationAccount ManagementAllergy and immunologyAnalytical techniquesAutomationBiochemistryBudget ProcessCommunication SkillsConfocal MicroscopyDiagnostic radiologyDiagnostics Lab scale batchesEnzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)EnglishFluorescence MicroscopyImmunoassaysInfectious diseasesImmunologyIt skillsKOL managementLaboratoryLaboratory TechniquesLabtechnicianMicrobiological TechniquesMicrobiologyMicrosoft ExcelMicrosoft OfficeNegotiation Phase IPCRPowerPointQuality Control (QC)Quality ManagementTroubleshooting
Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc) in Biochemistry from Karel de Grote' Hogeschool Antwerpen in 2000
in Biology from Universiteit Antwerpen in 1997
Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc) in Latin-Science from College Eucharistisch Hart in 1995