Team Archive - Gilde Healthcare

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Gilde Healthcare is a specialized healthcare investor managing two fund strategies: Venture&Growth and Private Equity.

The Venture&Growth fund invests in innovative companies active in healthtech and therapeutics both   in Europe and North America.

The Private Equity fund participates in profitable European lower mid-market healthcare companies including healthcare providers, suppliers of medical products and service providers to the healthcare sector.

Gilde Healthcare is a specialized healthcare investor managing two fund strategies: Venture&Growth and Private Equity.

The Venture&Growth fund invests in innovative companies active in healthtech and therapeutics both   in Europe and North America.

The Private Equity fund participates in profitable European lower mid-market healthcare companies including healthcare providers, suppliers of medical products and service providers to the healthcare sector.

Ariane de Marcillac

Analyst
Ariane de Marcillac joined Gilde in 2024. She works as part of the HealthTech investment team and is involved in deal sourcing, due diligence and portfolio management. Ariane completed her master's degree in Bio-Engineering from...

Arthur Franken

General Partner Healthtech/Therapeutics
Venture&Growth
Arthur Franken joined Gilde in 2001 and was part of the founding team of Gilde Healthcare. He is focusing on venture and growth capital investments in the biopharm, medtech, diagnostics and digital health sectors. He...

Besmire Ahmati

Associate Investor Relations & Fundraising
Besmire Ahmati joined Gilde Healthcare in June 2023 as Associate Investor Relations and Fundraising. She is focused on supporting the firm's fundraising activities, investor relationships and communications. Besmire joins Gilde with previous LP experience from...

Boyd Rutten

Investment Director
Private Equity
Boyd Rutten joined the Gilde Healthcare PE team in 2019. He is involved in deal origination, assessment of investment cases, (dis)investment processes and portfolio management. Boyd is actively involved with portfolio company Eetgemak. Prior to...

Dirkjan Beugelsdijk

CFO
Dirkjan Beugelsdijk joined Gilde in 2011. Dirkjan is Chief Financial Officer and Risk Officer. Dirkjan manages the support office team and is responsible for the risk management, finance & control and reporting of all Gilde...

Edward Hanlon

Investment Manager Healthtech
Venture&Growth
Edward Hanlon joined Gilde Healthcare in 2020 in the Cambridge office and focuses on Healthtech. Prior to joining Gilde, Edward worked in advisory for Health Advances, a consulting firm operating across healthcare sectors in medical...

Edwin de Graaf

Managing Partner
Edwin de Graaf is founder and managing partner of Gilde Healthcare. Edwin joined Gilde in 1997 following a career of 3 years as a tax consultant with Coopers & Lybrand (now PwC). He is co-responsible...

Geoff Pardo

General Partner Healthtech
Venture&Growth
Geoff Pardo joined Gilde Healthcare in 2011 as a Partner working out of the office in Boston/Cambridge, MA and is focusing on Gilde's investments in North America. He led the investments in Inari Medical (NASDAQ:...

Gülbahar Gülten

Controller
Gülbahar Gülten joined Gilde Healthcare in 2022. Gulbahar is responsible for the financial administration, the preparation of reports and the management of the administrative organization of the various Gilde Healthcare entities. Before joining Gilde, Gulbahar...

Henry Zubaida

Investment Manager Healthtech
Venture&Growth
Henry Zubaida joined Gilde Healthcare in 2018 and focuses on the Healthtech sector. He has been involved in several investments including Big Health, Withings and Volta Medical. He is a board observer at FIRE1, Withings...

Hugo de Bruin

General Partner
Private Equity
Hugo de Bruin joined Gilde Healthcare in 2011. As a partner in the Gilde Healthcare Private Equity team, he is involved in origination and execution of transactions as well as the management of portfolio companies....

Janke Dittmer

General Partner Healthtech
Venture&Growth
Janke Dittmer joined Gilde in 2011 as a Partner. He led Gilde’s investment in Definiens (acquired by AZ), Sapiens (acquired by Medtronic), Volta Medical, Big Health, FIRE1, Lumeon and Nyxoah (IPO on NASDAQ) and was...

Jasper van Gorp

Managing Partner
Private Equity
Jasper van Gorp joined Gilde Healthcare in 2008 following nearly ten years with McKinsey & Company. At McKinsey, Jasper was a junior partner working in Healthcare and various other sectors. He gained deep international expertise...

Jelte Goettsch

Associate
Private Equity
Jelte joined the Private Equity team of Gilde Healthcare in 2023. He is involved in deal origination, assessment of investment cases, (dis)investment processes and portfolio management. Prior to joining Gilde Healthcare, Jelte worked at life...

Joep Heldens

Investment Manager
Private Equity
Joep Heldens joined Gilde Healthcare in 2018 following previous experiences at GIMV, Duff & Phelps and Roland Berger. He gained extensive experience in M&A, turnarounds, and business development. Joep holds a MSc degree in both...

Joep Muijrers

General Partner Public Investments
Venture&Growth
Joep Muijrers joined Gilde in 2021 with two decades of broad experience in life sciences, including senior roles in portfolio management, company operations and investment banking. Most recently, he served as Chief Financial Officer and...

Josephine Bogaerts

Senior Associate
Private Equity
Josephine Bogaerts joined the private equity team of Gilde Healthcare in 2021. She is involved in deal origination, assessment of investment cases, (dis)investment processes and portfolio management. Prior to joining Gilde Healthcare, Josephine worked in...

Karthik Bolisetty

Senior Associate Healthtech
Venture&Growth
Karthik Bolisetty joined Gilde Healthcare in 2023 in the Boston office and focuses on Healthtech. Prior to joining Gilde, Karthik was on the investment team at Northpond Ventures, where he focused primarily on investments in...

Kasia Lorek

Associate
Private Equity
Kasia Lorek joined the private equity team of Gilde Healthcare in 2023. She is involved in deal origination, assessment of investment cases, (dis)investment processes and portfolio management. Prior to joining Gilde Healthcare, Kasia worked at...

Kate Ebbenhorst

Management Assistant
Kate Ebbenhorst joined Gilde Healthcare in December 2023. She works as a Management Assistant supporting the team member of Gilde Healthcare. Prior to joining working at Gilde Healthcare Kate worked for a medical advice agency...

Katharina Mono

ESG & Impact Analyst
Katharina Mono joined Gilde Healthcare in January 2024 as an ESG & Impact Analyst. She holds a BSc from Leiden University in Psychology and graduated from Utrecht University with a MSc in Sustainable Development in...

Lara Hilgert

Associate
Private Equity
Lara Hilgert joined the private equity team of Gilde Healthcare in 2021. She is involved in deal origination, assessment of investment cases, (dis)investment processes and portfolio management. Prior to joining Gilde Healthcare, Lara gained experience...

Ludo Suykerbuyk

General Counsel & Compliance Officer
Ludo Suykerbuyk joined Gilde Healthcare in 2019 as legal counsel and compliance officer. His primary focus within Gilde Healthcare is to manage all the legal, regulatory and compliance related matters. Prior to joining Gilde Healthcare,...

Marloes Herbrink

Finance Assistant
Marloes Herbrink joined Gilde Healthcare in February 2019. She supports the controller with the daily financial activities. Prior to this Marloes has worked for 20 years for Atradius Collections consecutively as administrative assistant, management assistant...

Marion Pouillard

Associate
Marion Pouillard joined Gilde Healthcare in 2023 and is investigating both private and publicly traded companies. She is involved in deal sourcing, due diligence and portfolio management. Prior to joining Gilde Healthcare, Marion worked as...

Martin von Berg

Investment Manager
Private Equity
Martin von Berg joined the Gilde Healthcare PE team in 2022. He is involved in the origination and assessment of investment opportunities, execution of investment processes as well as portfolio management. Before joining Gilde Healthcare,...

Nellie Ingram

Executive Assistant
Nellie joined Gilde Healthcare in September 2022 and supports the team members of Gilde Healthcare US. Prior to joining Gilde, Nellie worked for four years at Longfellow Real Estate Partners, LLC, where she worked as...

Oksana van Vliet

Legal & AML/KYC counsel
Oksana van Vliet joined Gilde Healthcare in 2021 as Legal & AML/KYC Counsel. Her primary focus within Gilde Healthcare is to assist with legal, regulatory and compliance related matters. Oksana has over 10 years of...

Paulien Schippers

Senior Controller
Paulien Schippers joined Gilde Healthcare in 2015. Paulien is responsible for the financial administration, the preparation of reports and the management of the administrative organization of the various Gilde Healthcare entities. Prior to joining Gilde,...

Pieter van der Meer

Managing Partner
Pieter van der Meer is founder and managing partner of Gilde Healthcare. Pieter joined Gilde in 1998 following a consultant position with KPMG Management Consulting. He is co-responsible for general management, the investment committees and...

Pommeline Korstanje

Analyst
Pommeline Korstanje joined Gilde Healthcare in 2024. She is involved in deal sourcing, due diligence, and portfolio management as part of the HealthTech team. She completed her master's degree in Innovation Sciences from Utrecht University,...

Rafael Natanek

General Partner
Private Equity
Rafael Natanek is a partner in the private equity team of Gilde Healthcare. He is leading deal origination and deal execution in several healthcare vectors in Europe. He serves on the supervisory board of KLIFO...

Raphael Arndt

Junior Associate
Private Equity
Raphael joined the Private Equity team of Gilde Healthcare in 2023. He is involved in deal origination, assessment of investment cases, (dis)investment processes and portfolio management. Before joining Gilde Healthcare, Raphael worked at Jefferies, a...

Redmar Koene

Investment Manager
Private Equity
Redmar Koene joined the Gilde Healthcare Private Equity team in 2017. He is involved in deal origination, deal execution and portfolio management of e.g. Synexa, KLIFO, de Scharenborg Groep and Symeres (exit 2021). Prior to...

Renée van der Ven

Business Support Manager
Renée van der Ven joined Gilde Healthcare in 2017. She is responsible for Office Management within Gilde and supports the team members of Gilde Healthcare funds in the field of project management and event management....

Rich Wilmot

Partner HealthTech
Venture&Growth
Rich Wilmot joined Gilde in 2023 as a Partner in the Boston office. Prior to joining, Rich was the Global Head of Ventures at Philips, where he was responsible for creating, launching and running the...

Robert Stein

Partner
Private Equity
Robert Stein joined Gilde Healthcare as Partner of the private equity team in Frankfurt am Main in 2021. He is responsible for the sourcing, execution and hands-on management of portfolio companies. Robert’s focus is the...

Senay Sarsik

Management Assistant
Senay Sarsik joined Gilde Healthcare in February 2024 and supports the Private Equity team in Frankfurt am Main. Before joining Gilde Healthcare, she worked as an assistant for ANXO Management Consulting. Senay has more than...

Stacey Vrijhof

Management Assistant
Stacey Vrijhof joined Gilde Healthcare in 2023. As a Management Assistant she supports the team members of Gilde Healthcare. Before working at Gilde Healthcare, Stacey worked for an insurance company where she gained management experience....

Stefan Luzi

Partner Therapeutics
Venture&Growth
Stefan Luzi joined Gilde Healthcare in 2015. He is focusing on venture and growth capital investments in the biopharmaceutical sector. He led several investments and currently represents Gilde on the boards of Lava Therapeutics B.V....

Stephan Wachtveitl

Senior Associate
Private Equity
Stephan Wachtveitl joined the private equity team of Gilde Healthcare in 2020. He is involved in deal origination, assessment of investment cases, (dis)investment processes and portfolio management. Prior to joining Gilde Healthcare, Stephan began his...

Stephanie Mooij

Head of Responsible Investment
Stephanie Mooij joined Gilde Healthcare in Sept. 2022 as ESG/Impact manager. She has been working in this field for a decade, most recently as responsible investment manager at Aegon Asset Management. This is where she...

Susana Amorim

Investment Manager Healthtech
Venture&Growth
Susana Amorim joined Gilde in 2021 and focuses on the Healthtech sector. She is involved in deal sourcing, investment diligence, and portfolio management. Prior to joining Gilde, Susana was a Biodesign Innovation fellow at Stanford University, a...

Tom Klein Robbenhaar

Partner
Private Equity
Tom Klein Robbenhaar joined the Gilde Healthcare Private Equity team early 2012. As a partner in the Gilde Healthcare private equity team, he focuses on origination, deal execution and serves on the supervisory boards of...

Tristan Maguet

Associate Therapeutics
Venture&Growth
Tristan Maguet joined Gilde in 2022 and focuses on the Therapeutics sector. He is involved in deal sourcing, due diligence and portfolio management. Prior to joining Gilde, Tristan was an Investment Analyst at a Mutual Fund...

Zosia van Eesteren

Analyst
Zosia van Eesteren is a Dutch national who joined Gilde in 2022. She focuses on the Therapeutics sector and is responsible for analyzing both private and publicly traded companies. She is involved in the identification,...

Professor Dr. Rene Bernards

Operational Partner
Professor Dr René Bernards brings extensive experience in oncology as a researcher and a serial entrepreneur. He is a Professor at the Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI). He performed his post-doctoral research at the Massachusetts Institute...

Mika Nishimura

Operational Partner
Mika is a commercialization executive with extensive leadership experience in conceiving, planning, and launching disruptive medical technologies in 50 markets across North America, EMEA, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America.  She has an exceptional track record of...

Dr. Paul Parren

Operational Partner
Paul Parren is an internationally recognized antibody drug innovator and developer. Paul was Head of Preclinical Development and Research at Genmab (2002-2017), translating antibody biology successfully into immunotherapies from discovery to the clinic, including approved...

Michael R. Jaff, DO

Operational Partner
Michael R. Jaff, DO is the Chief Medical Officer and Vice-President of clinical affairs, technology and innovation at Boston Scientific Corporation. A professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Jaff was the President of...

David Nicholson

Operational Partner
David Nicholson is a recognized leader in Pharmaceutical R&D. Most recently he served as Executive Vice President and Chief R&D Officer of Allergan. Previously, he served as Chief Technology Officer and EVP, R&D for a...