PROFILE: After 25 years experience in research, service, and training activities, I developed competencies in project building and management, oral and written communication, in the animation of working groups and networks at the local and the international level. Based in Brussels, multilingual, I’m available immediately with no restriction regarding the mobility and the agenda.
KEY COMPETENCES & SKILLS: Bacteriology; Tuberculosis; Tropical Medicine; Genetics; Diagnostics; Biosafety; Biosecurity; Bioterrorism; Security Research; Gap Analysis; Project Management; Quality Assurance; Science Policy; Science writing; Training and Teaching
STRONG POINTS: Experience and presence; Oral and written communication; Autonomy for fundraising and project management; High availability and mobility; Easy to work in multicultural environment
Extended CV available on request or from
Project Manager Brussels, Belgium
January 2008 --- December 2014
Expert, project manager, and European network chairman in the fields of security research and bioterrorism.
Head of a spin-off project in the field of the control of indoor microbial pollutions
Laboratory Manager Brussels, Belgium
January 2001 --- December 2007
Researcher and laboratory manager in the field of detection and identification of molds and yeasts of medical and veterinary concern
Scientific Researcher Antwerp, Belgium
January 1989 --- December 2000
Researcher and trainer in the field of laboratory diagnostics of tuberculosis and related infectious agents.
AdaptabilityApproachabilityAssertivenessCollaborationCoordinationCreative thinkingCritical thinkingCuriosityIndependenceInnovative thinkingInterest in knowledgeOptimismOrganizationProactivityProblem solvingResiliencyResult OrientedSociabilityStrategic thinkingTrustWillingness to compromise
BacteriologytuberculosisTropical MedicineMolecular geneticsDiagnosticsBiosecuritybiodefensebioterrorismSecurityRisk AssessmentProject ManagementQuality Assurance (QA) Scientific writingscience policyTrainingTeaching
Master in Management Sciences from Louvain Business School in 2009
Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from Université de Bruxelles in 1997
Master in Biology from Université Libre de Bruxelles in 1985