Profile: Ilona Heerdt
Name: Ilona Anne Christina Heerdt
Job Title: Qualified Person in Quality Assurance and Quality Control
Tel: +31 (0)20 4449135
Born in Bussum, the Netherlands, Ms. Heerdt has been working at BV Cyclotron VU for four years. She is responsible for the improvement of radio safety, and keeping GMP standards at BV Cyclotron VU as high as possible.
In her opinion, the best part of working at BV Cyclotron VU is that no two days are the same - every day brings new challenges. What drives and inspires her is the hope that the produced radiochemicals and radiopharmaceuticals might contribute to improve patient lives.
Ms Heerdt obtained her MSc degree in 2005 at the University of Utrecht, and the title of radiosafety worker level 3 in 2011. Before starting at BV Cyclotron VU, she worked about 14 years at the quality department of Abott (at the time known as Solvay Pharmaceuticals). Later, she became a senior analytical developer specialised in NMR analyses for products in phase I clinical studies.
In her free time, Ms. Heerdt enjoys scuba diving (in the Netherlands and all over the world) - either doing or teaching it. She also does triathlon sprint and 1/4, enjoys reading books and listening to reggae music.