Professor Gerlach Cerfontaine - Gilde Healthcare

Private Equity

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Professor Gerlach Cerfontaine
United States of America

Professor Gerlach Cerfontaine


Gerlach Cerfontaine brings extensive experience in Healthcare and the public sector in general. He was CEO of Utrecht University Hospital, Medical Director of Wilhelmina Children’s Hospital, Medical Director of a psychiatric hospital, Professor of Hospital Care at Utrecht University, chairman of a leading think-tank on healthcare reforms (Seneca) and chairman of the Supervisory Board of the OLVG Hospital in Amsterdam. In addition he was CEO of Schiphol Airport for nearly ten years.

He is currently Professor of Innovation Policy at Maastricht University, Professor of Corporate Governance at Utrecht University and holds several additional advisory and board positions.

He was trained as a medical doctor and a psychotherapist.

He advises on market developments in Healthcare Services as well as in Healthcare Technologies.

Hugo de Bruin

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....

Redmar Koene

Senior Associate
Private Equity
Redmar Koene joined the Gilde Healthcare Services team in 2017. He is involved in deal origination, deal execution and portfolio management (Synexa & Symeres). Prior to joining Gilde Healthcare Services, Redmar worked at an investment...

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...