Joep Muijrers - Gilde Healthcare


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Joep Muijrers
General Partner Public Investments
The Netherlands

Joep Muijrers

General Partner - Public Investments

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 Chief of Portfolio Strategy at PureTech Health (PRTC), a Boston-based biotech company focused on developing highly differentiated medicines for devastating diseases.

Prior to PureTech, Joep worked for ten years as a Portfolio Manager at LSP, where he invested in publicly-traded life sciences companies. Prior to joining LSP, Joep served as Director Corporate Finance and Capital Markets at Fortis Bank, where he focused on financing and M&A transactions for life sciences companies in Europe and the US.

Joep holds a Ph.D. degree in Molecular Biology from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany, and a Master’s degree in Biochemistry from the University of Nijmegen.

Joep has served on the Board of Directors of seven healthcare companies and as an advisor to two not-for-profit entities. Joep is actively engaged in multi-stakeholder interaction and has been an invited speaker at events organized by the European Medicines Agency, DIA, NICE, ISPOR, BioCentury, BIO and other organizations.

At Gilde Healthcare he focuses on publicly traded companies that can deliver better care at lower cost.

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...

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...

Karthik Bolisetty

Senior Associate Healthtech
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...