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Piet Jamaels

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Piet Jamaels - Cerba Research COO

Piet is a highly motivated and dynamic professional with 20+ years of international experience in both life sciences and financial services industry. A results-oriented and passionate people manager with proven track record of developing teams and leading them successfully through change. He comes to Cerba Research from a rich career at reputed organizations such as Oxurion, GSK Vaccines, GE Healthcare and KPMG. He has a master’s degree in Commercial Engineering at the KU Leuven, in Belgium.

He comes with experience in leading teams in Project Management, Performance Management & Reporting Analytics, Operational Excellence (Lean Six Sigma Black Belt), Process & Risk Management, Business and Financial Planning and Change Management. His key responsibilities will be to develop a new vision and strategy for Cerba Research’s Operations, integrating the different business units, as well as improve cross-functional operations. He will be working closely with department heads throughout the organization to design and implement the plans that will benefit and enhance our operational performance, productivity, and capacity.


Professional experience

  • Chief Operating Officer, Cerba Research (2022 – Present)
  • Drug Development Lead / Head of Project Management, Oxurion NV (2019 – 2022)
  • Director Performance, Process and Risk Management R&D, GSK (2010 – 2018)
  • EMEA Client Operations Manager, GE Capital (2008 – 2010)
  • HR Services Leader, GE Electric Corporate (2005 – 2008)
  • FP&A Manager, GE Healthcare (2003 – 2005)
  • Senior Audit Supervisor, KPMG (1997 – 2001)