Philine brings 20 years of experience in clinical cancer research to the table. She started her career in 1993 as a physiotherapist working at the Leiden University Medical Center. The interest in clinical research and oncology led to employment in 1997 at the Dutch Comprehensive Cancer Center West (CCC), were she worked on numerous clinical cancer trials. In 2008 she joined the Dutch Breast Cancer Research Group (BOW) where she guided national as well as international breast cancer research. In 2008-2009 Philine studied innovative business management at the University of Applied Sciences in Leiden.
Philine joined SMS-oncology in January 2012 as Director of Operations and became Chief Operating Officer a year later. In these positions, she led and supervised all departments focusing on the company growth, reputation, sales and development or improved business processes and systems.
With her strong entrepreneurial sense, determination for excellence and client satisfaction Philine became CEO in January 2016. She has successfully set the strategies & goals, led and developed the company since then.