Graduated as an electromechanical engineer at KUL, Christophe started in July 2014 as assessor of active medical devices at the Federal Agency for Medicines and Health Products (FAMHP) for the materiovigilance entity. This entity is mainly responsible for the evaluation and follow-up of incidents with medical devices that have occurred or could have occurred as well as the evaluation and follow-up of the implementation of safety related correctives action undertaken in the field.
Since December 2015 Christophe is head of the materiovigilance entity. In that role he coordinates the tasks of the entity, manages the implementation of various projects including the transition from the medical device directives towards the regulations and assures the realisation of the management plan. Christophe was Belgian’s MDEG vigilance member and will be Belgian’s MDCG vigilance & post-market surveillance member. He also represents the competent authorities in the Eudamed vigilance module workgroup. He has been participating in other European working groups that aim to improve and formalize amongst others the reporting of vigilance cases and the European cooperation between competent authorities.