Qarad's consultants

Qarad has excellent, in-depth knowledge of IVDs and the related regulations. Our exceptional team is knowledgable in diverse fields such as immunoassays, next generation sequencing, PCR tests, flow cytometry, and much more.

Our consultants have many years of experience in the field and are all highly qualified to protect your regulatory interests.

We also cooperate with a wide network of selected professionals and professional organizations, who contribute to Qarad’s high quality services in different ways.

Dirk Stynen, Ph.D.
Founder and President

Dirk Stynen obtained a Ph.D. degree in Biology and completed Postgraduate Studies in Enterprise Economics. Before he founded Qarad in 2000, Dirk spent many years gaining experience in scientific research, diagnostic assay development, quality system implementation, clinical studies and regulatory affairs.

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Maurizio Suppo, Ph.D.
Co-owner and Vice-President

Maurizio Suppo obtained his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the University of Turin. He has held executive positions at several world-renowned IVD companies and was director of the European Diagnostic Manufacturers Association (EDMA).
Maurizio joined Qarad in 2012 and became co-owner in 2016.

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Agnes Goris
Quality Director IVD Projects
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Pieter Bogaert, Ph.D.
Device Compliance Expert
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Annelies Rotthier, Ph.D.
Senior Consultant and Device Compliance Manager
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Miranda Van Hoof
Device Compliance Expert
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Sara Van Wouwe
Device Compliance
Expert
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Joke Doutreloigne
Performance Evaluation
Studies Manager
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Sara Peeters, Ph.D.
Performance Evaluation
Studies Expert
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Annelies Rombout
Performance Evaluation
Studies Manager
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Alessandro Fiori, Ph.D.
Scientific Affairs Manager
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Bram Stynen, Ph.D.
Scientific Affairs Manager
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Kirsten Van Garsse
Regulatory Affairs Manager & 
Director Authorized Representative Operations
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Chris van Buul, Ph.D.
Senior Consultant
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Dimitri Jordens
eIFU Services Manager and Information Security Manager
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Luc Van Steyvoort
Sales and Marketing Director
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Sue Schiepers, MBA
Business Operations Manager
Privacy Manager
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Qarad IVDR Conference 2022

NHOW Brussels

October 11-13

Get the latest IVDR insights during our three-day conference, including a pre-conference workshop.