Jolanda Schavemaker holds a master’s degree in Biomedical Science including a minor ‘Fundamentals of Business and Economics’ from the Utrecht University in the Netherlands. In 2006 Jolanda started working as a CRA within the pharmaceutical industry. She has been working in clinical research ever since monitoring and managing (inter)national clinical studies within a variation of therapeutic areas including Medical Foods, Oncology and Alzheimer’s disease. Since 2018, she is working as a freelancer offering all-round clinical research expertise including (global) study start-up activities, project management and SOP development. Training, coaching and personal growth have been integrated in her day-to-day activities where helping people and projects moving forward have been a key aspect throughout Jolanda’s personal life as well as professional carrier.