After being a midwife for 9 years, Tanja decided to exchange the hospital environment for a position in clinical research. In 2000, she joined C&T Paradigm, a privately held Phase I Unit. She was responsible for the local coordination of 20+ Phase I clinical trials in several indications from trial set-up to final report.
After a trial coordinating position in UZ Leuven (2003-2004), she joined Tibotec where she grew into a senior position as a Senior Manager Clinical Research. At Tibotec, she was responsible for clinical studies in Early Development and Phase I.
Since 2010, Tanja actively joined ClinOps Consulting as Senior Consultant in Clinical and Technical Operations for Pharmaceutical and Medical Device industry. She held various international positions at Movetis/Shire-Movetis, Abbott Vascular, Janssen Therapeutics, Intersect ENT, Mainstay Medical,… Over the last years, she held consulting roles as senior clinical lead (Senior Project/Program Manager) or as technical support (Field Clinical Engineer, technical OR support) in an international context and in various therapeutical indications (neurostimulation, ENT, sleep apnea, cardiovascular, infection disease, GI,..)
Tanja is a highly self driven and performance minded professional with great leadership capacities. She combines her strengths with a strong personal touch.
Currently she holds Project Management and Field Clinical Specialist positions at several Medical Device Start-up companies. Tanja is Director Operations at ClinOps Consulting.