Piet Christiaens received his Ph.D. from the Analytical Chemistry Department of the University of Leuven (Belgium) in 1991. From 1992 to 1997, he was Lab Manager in two CROs.
From 1997 to 2000, he worked as an independent consultant with Shell Chemical Company in Houston, Texas (US), working on hydrogenated triblock co-polymers.
Since 2001, Piet has held the position of Scientific Director at Nelson Labs Europe where he develops analytical methods and protocols for both extractables and leachables studies for the pharmaceutical and medical industries.
Piet oversees all laboratory operations at Nelson Labs Europe and is also giving support to business development and R&D.