Emerging Leaders

ISPE brings together more than 20 000 pharmaceutical professionals from 90 countries around the world. More than 15 groups of Emerging Leaders (EL) are already active worldwide, connecting on several occasions to form a global community.

Since 2016 ISPE Belgium Emerging Leaders has proudly been a part of the ISPE Belgium affiliate. The EL committee consists of young professionals working in the life science industry and together we strive to provide a platform for knowledge sharing and networking within the life science industry, having a positive impact on young professionals early in their careers.  

This group is dedicated to Emerging Leaders interested in ISPE and in exchanging knowledge, expanding your network, asking questions, developing your career and sharing experiences. Furthermore, you benefit from all member advantages of ISPE and the ISPE Belgium Affiliate and affiliates worldwide like social events, conferences, knowledge sharepoints, .... 

ISPE Belgium EL is an open community to discover and shape your future in the pharmaceutical industry.

We are looking forward to hear from you and to welcome you to one of our Emerging Leaders events.


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Emerging Leaders Officers

Gilles Simons
Advipro BVBA
Chair EL
Thomas De Vliegere
Sr. Validation Engineer
Organon Heist
Co-Chair and Treasurer EL

Emerging Leaders Board Members

Niels De Blende
CSV Consultant
BLENDED Consulting BV
Secretary EL
Women in Pharma EL Representative
Alexia Rensonnet
Industrial Pharmacist, QP/RP, SCL QO Senior Manager, Deputy RP
Maarten Chantillon
Validation Expert
Elena Vulpe, PhD
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Raphael Paus
Johnson & Johnson
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Jens Vandormael
Sales Specialist
Quality By Design
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Niels Vandervoort
Janssen Pharmaceutica NV
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Romain F. Lienard
Product Quality Manager
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Clara Debelle
PwC Belgium