As a medical doctor with three decades of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, Bert is an invaluable resource for the 3D Communications team and provides in-depth scientific knowledge. He is known for his sharp strategic mind and thorough understanding of data.
Bert approaches projects with an almost infectious positive attitude and commitment. His style is direct and no fuss. Nothing escapes his attention, and he does not hesitate to challenge the team by addressing the hard issues.
Bert has more than 30 years’ experience in clinical development and regulatory submission strategy while working at 3D and previously at some of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. His expertise in clinical program design, development, and implementation helps clients prepare FDA and EMA applications, as well as regulatory interactions that support product development. In his role as a senior medical executive at Roche and Bristol-Myers Squibb, he was instrumental in designing clinical trials, obtaining approval for new medications, and increasing market value for those companies. His expertise spans both small molecules and biologics in the areas of oncology, cardiology, endocrinology, immunology, infectious diseases, neurology, and supportive care. He holds an MD from Leiden University, Netherlands.
A family man above all else, Bert loves to spend time with his five kids, who reside both in Europe and the US. He enjoys being in nature by hiking, playing outdoor sports, and sailing.