He was accountable for the global clinical research and development of new medicines at the former Dutch pharmaceutical company Organon. From 2010 to 2015 he also held an honorary professorship on pharmaceutical medicine at the Radboud University Medical Centre in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. He currently is Chief Scientific Officer Asia-Pacific at Ferring Pharmaceuticals in Shanghai, China, where he is accountable for the R&D strategy of Ferring’s new medicines in China and Japan. Furthermore, he is affiliated with the University of Sunderland as Visiting Professor. Finally, he is also a pretty good pianist and church organ player!