Martijn is originally from the Netherlands where he did his Masters and PhD in immuno-oncology. In 2007 he moved to Sydney, Australia to start his postdoc at the Garvan Institute. After close to four years as a postdoc he moved to the pharmaceutical industry and started to work as a Medical Science Liaison (MSL) with Abbott in 2011 followed by AbbVie, Amgen and others. In 2014 he founded his own MSL career and coaching company and built the first and only fully online MSL training platform.
Read: The changing landscape of pharma: a new route for PhDs? (Dec 2016, blogs.nature.com)