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Current Experience

  • Member
    Since June 2014
    Representing the Flemish Hospitals in this National Board whose main role is to advise the Minister of Health in all matters concerning emergency services: E.D., ambulance, ...

  • Airport Physician
    Since March 2014
    As MEDA doctor I provide basic and emergency health care to the staff, passengers and visitors of the Brussels International Airport... Quite something different but always fun to function in this gigantic well organized machinery of an airport...

  • Chief Medical Officer
    Since April 2013
    AZJP is a regional hospital in full development, with tons of challenges for the years to come: robotic surgery, accreditation, building the new hospital, ... As CMO I am responsible for quality of care and further solidification of the medical department

  • Project Manager "New Hospital"
    Since October 2010
    Interface between specialty doctors and architects for the planning and construction of the new hospital in Vilvoorde.

  • Surgical consultant
    Since January 2009
    Treating obesity in a high-tech and design environment

Past Experience

  • Medical Director
    May 2011 --- April 2013
    Operational management of Surgical, Critical and Clinical-supporting departments

  • Medevac Physician
    February 2008 --- March 2013
    On a freelance basis, working as EMS doc on the only 24h/day flying SMUR in Belgium

  • Emergency Physician
    December 2009 --- August 2011
    Just your average A&E workload ;-)

  • Head of department
    March 2007 --- December 2009
    Trying -in vain- to reorganize the E.R., with an increase in workload of 70% in two years

  • Consultant Head of Clinic
    September 2003 --- March 2009
    Specialist in abdominal Wall Surgery: inguinal, umbilical, incisional, ... hernia surgery

  • Senior Surgical Staff Member
    June 2005 --- March 2007
    Treating burns and managing the human keratinocyte- and skin bank

  • Associate Head of Emergency Department
    September 2004 --- June 2005
    Running the ER and harmonizing prehospital resources...


Self Assessment :
AdaptabilityApproachabilityAuthenticityCommunicativeCoordinationCreative thinkingCritical thinkingCuriosityEfficiencyInnovative thinkingInterest in knowledgeOrganizationProactivityProblem solvingResponsibilityResult OrientedStrategic thinkingTrustWillingness to compromise


BrightOwl Assessment :
CoachingCommunication SkillsEmergency medicineEnglishGeneral surgeryHealthcareHospitalsLife SciencesMedicinePresentation SkillsProblem SolvingScientific methodologyTeamwork
LinkedIn Assessment :
BLSHealthcareHospitalsMedicineSurgeryClinical researchEmergency medicineHealthcare ManagementConsultancyClinical researchGeneral surgeryEmergency medicineBurnsMedicineACLSHealthcarePhysiciansMedical EducationClinical trialsHospitalsPublic HealthSurgeryHealthcare ConsultingMedical DevicesICUEmergency RoommanagementPatient SafetyCritical CareMedical Research

Skills and Expertise

BrightOwl Assessment :
Interact with physiciansCoach and provide guidance to clinical staff.Collaborate with medical teamCollaborate with project teamCoordinationDirect co-workers to achieve resultInteract with physiciansInteract with nursesLiaise with doctorsLead teamsLiaise with professionals in other divisions of the company as requiredlifescienceNetworkNegotiationOral presentationProvide medical insightsProvide trainingSolve problemsTeaching Assure medical quality
Self Assessment :
Assure medical quality Create SOPs Develop protocols Guide students Interact with physicians Interact with nurses Interpret data Write papersCoachInteract with ethics committee


  • Specialist in General Surgery and Emergency Medicine from Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 2004
  • Master in Medicine from Universiteit Gent in 1997
  • in Latin-Sciences-Math from Koninklijk Atheneum Oostende in 1990


BrightOwl Assessment:
Full Proficiency
Full Proficiency
Self Assessment:
Full Proficiency
Full Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Positions I am interested in:
    Medical Director Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Medical Manager Medical Advisor Medical Writer MD (Medical Doctor)
  • Locations I am interested in:
    Belgium Brussels, Belgium
  • Work From Home:
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    60% FTE
  • International:

Area / Region

Brussels, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes