- 15 years of experience in medical and/or scientific environment; capable of developing, leading and optimizing operations to meet strategic objectives.
- Internationally experienced manager able to work independently and drive projects with dedicated teams.
- Customer-oriented and result-driven team player diligently meeting agreed deadlines.
- Highly motivated professional with pro-active working ethos and eager to continuously learn.
- Dynamic, analytical and no-nonsense solution-provider under a helicopter view.
- Good listening and communication skills with a strong scientific background.
EMEA Scientific Knowledge Manager
Since January 2017
Medical Advisor Established Brands & Medical Information Manager
January 2016 --- January 2016
Medical Advisor Established Brands & Medical Information Manager at Benelux level • Develop & execute medical excellence and leadership for Established Brands. • Responsible for Medical Information Management and related projects. • Manage – & provide leadership to Medical Information Managers.
Scientific Knowledge Manager
November 2012 --- December 2015
Scientific Knowledge Manager for currently on Diabetes and Immunology/Rheumatology at EMEA level (in the past on Hepatitis C [HCV]) • Develop, maintain & deliver scientific knowledge management strategy. • Ensure alignment with overall business strategy, including medical affairs, sales & marketing and market access. • Create & update medical information materials and training plans.
Publication/Project Manager for Human papillomavirus
October 2010 --- October 2012
Publication Manager for Human papillomavirus (HPV) at Global level • Develop and optimize global publication strategy for clinical trial data dissemination. • Drive publication delivery according to global publication plan. Project Manager leading a team of publication managers • Oversee daily delivery of global publication for multiple therapy areas. • Manage team of dedicated publication professionals. • Coach & train publication team on standard practices.
Postdoctoral Research Scientist
October 2009 --- September 2010
Title project: Functional effects of the CDR1-CDR3 interloop disulfide bond on dromedary heavy-chain variable domains
October 2006 --- September 2009
Title project: Quantitative relationship between primary structure, stability, activity and functionality for the immunoglobulin variable domain framework of camel single-domain antibody fragments.
November 2005 --- September 2006
Title project: Disulfide bond introduction for general stabilization of immunoglobulin heavy-chain variable domains
Doctoral Student (IWT)
October 2001 --- November 2005
Title project: Identification and optimization of camel single-domain antibodies against diagnostically relevant antigens.
AdaptabilityAnalytical thinkingAttention to detailCollaborationCritical thinkingDiligenceEfficiencyOptimismKindnessProactivityResiliencyResult OrientedService orientedStrategic thinkingTrust
Skills and Expertise
Assure medical quality Create SOPs Guide students Interpret data Report data Search literature on clinical trials Write papersAdvise on medical perspectivesAdvise on strategyCollaborate with medical teamCommunicate effectively on different company levelsCommunicationConduct literature searchesCoordinate projectsCreate SOPsCreate standard operating procedure (SOP)Design scientific experimentsInteract with KOLInteract with physicians
in Health Economics for Non-Health-Economists course with Prof. Dr. Lieven Annemans from Centre for Executive Leadership (C.E.L.forpharma) in 2013
Postgraduate in industrial corporate policy in Project Management & Business Administration from EHSAL Management School in 2012
PhD in Applied Biological Sciences from Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 2005
Bio-Engineer in Applied Biological Sciences from Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 2001
in from Jan-van-Ruusbroeckollege in 1996
in from Sint-Ursula in 1996
Training and Certification
ISMPP Certified Medical Publication Professional™ Certification
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