Kristof has spent the last 20 years working in Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and CRO Industry with a strong focus on Operational and Project Execution from Proof of Concept in Animals to Proof of Concept in Humans. After finalising his studies at the Free University of Brussels, his career brought him from UNDA, PRA International to Organon and Nycomed where he was responsible for clinical trial management of international interdisciplinary clinical trials. At Ablynx (Biotech), Kristof held the position of Director Clinical Operations, is responsible for the seamless translation of early development into the Clinic. In 2015, Kristof Joined Sourcia, a boutique CRO focussing on small to medium-size enterprises, as Director Project Management and Early Development supporting several Biotech companies in progressing their compound from Proof or Concept in Animals into the Clinic and beyond. This experience provided deep insights in the seamless parallel development of Pre-Clinical, Chemical Manufacturing and Controls and Clinical Development, in Small Molecules, biologicals and cell therapy in a variety of clinical indications.