Sonja van der Meer, BSc
Sonja has a Bachelor degree in histo-, cyto, and pathology. She went on to further her professional career at the University of Leiden, Dept. Biomaterials, as a Research Technician in developing biodegradable bone implants.
Several spin-off companies were formed and Sonja worked within these as Study Director Biological Safety Testing and as freelance Project Manager for research in Biomedical product development (Polymers and Bioceramics). After years of practical experience, Sonja joined a Dutch Notified Body as Project Manager, Lead Auditor, and Technical File reviewer. Sonja successfully completed the NAMSA training “Regulatory Toxicology of Medical Devices: An Advanced Course”. She is a member of the Dutch Standardization Committee for Biocompatibility and Biological Research.
Sonja is very experienced in setting up ISO 13485 quality systems and technical files, performing internal and supplier audits, translating processes in flowcharts and has a hands-on mentality and practical approach.