CEO Medtech Flanders
Pascal Verdonck was born in 1963 in Gent, Belgium. He graduated as Master of Science Civil Engineering in 1986 from the Ghent University. He obtained his diplomas in Master of Business Administration (1989), Master of Science Biomedical Engineering (1993) and PhD (1993) from the Ghent University. For twenty years he was full time at the Ghent University with visiting professorships at Imperial College London and the Universities of Paris XII , Groningen and Bologna.
He did a sabbatical as CEO of the private Maria Middelares hospital for eight years. Now he is full professor of medical technology at Ghent University and visiting professor at KULeuven and Vlerick Business School. He is also an active member of the board of directors of Acerta , Artevelde University College, AZ Maria Middelares Hospital, OLV Aalst Hospital, Sint Vincentius Deinze Hospital, Jan Yperman Hospital, MedTech Flanders, Voka Flanders chamber of commerce and industry, and the Belgian Association of Hospital Directors & the European Assocation of Hospital managers.
He is also member of the Royal Flemisch Academy of Belgium for Sciences and Arts and he is member of the advisory board of different MedTech start & scale ups. His recent lectures and research/cases are dealing with the MedTech Ecosystem, leadership in healthcare, innovation management in hospitals, implementation of value based healthcare in the Health Continuüm & connected care. http::www.engforhealth.be