Rafael Natanek - Gilde Healthcare

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Rafael Natanek
General Partner
Private Equity
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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 and Acti-Med and he previously was on the board of Symeres.

Besides his investment role, Rafael is responsible for coordinating the fund’s portfolio management activities.

Prior to joining Gilde Healthcare, Rafael was a Partner at Bain & Company in London, where he advised private equity funds on healthcare transactions, and pharmaceutical and medtech companies on strategy, organization and commercial issues.

Prior to Bain, he was with McKinsey & Company. Rafael holds a MSc in Chemical Engineering from Lund Institute of Technology, and a MSc in Biomedicine from Lund University, Sweden. He did his thesis at UC Berkeley, California.

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...

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...

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...