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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


Past Experience

  • 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.


Self Assessment :
AdaptabilityApproachabilityAssertivenessCollaborationCoordinationCreative thinkingCritical thinkingCuriosityIndependenceInnovative thinkingInterest in knowledgeOptimismOrganizationProactivityProblem solvingResiliencyResult OrientedSociabilityStrategic thinkingTrustWillingness to compromise


Self Assessment :
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


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

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    1 week
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Associate Scientist Biologist Biomedical Scientist Business Consultant Clinical Research Manager Employee Field Project Manager Freelance Science Writer Lab Scientist Laboratory Manager Management Assistant Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Medical Writer Molecular Biologist PhD researcher Project Assistant Project Manager QA Consultant QA Officer QC/QA Manager Quality Assurance (QA) Manager Quality manager R&D project manager - Preclinical research - Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Assistant Research associate Research fellow Research Trainee researcher Reviewer Science teacher Sciences & Maths teacher Scientific Advisor Scientific Associate scientific collaborator Scientific consultant Scientific Officer Scientific Researcher Scientific Writer Scientist Senior Associate Scientist Senior Scientist senior research associate Teacher Team Leader Team Assistant
  • Locations I am interested in:
  • Work From Home:
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position
    BrightOwl freelancer
    BrightOwl employee
  • International:

Area / Region

Brussels, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes