Pieter van der Meer - Gilde Healthcare


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Pieter van der Meer
Managing Partner
The Netherlands

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 fundraising of the healthcare Venture & Growth and Private Equity funds.

Pieter is a Dutch national and speaks English and Spanish. He holds a Master’s degree in Chemistry from Leiden University specializing in bio-organic synthesis and molecular modeling. Pieter led investments in Ablynx, Acacia Pharma, Agendia, Inpharmatica, BG Medicine, Lumicks Technologies and NightBalance.

Pieter currently serves on the board of life sciences tools company Lumicks Technologies. In addition, he was involved with several exits and represented Gilde on the boards of antibody company Ablynx (BRU:ABLX), specialty pharma group Acacia Pharma (BRU: ACPH) and molecular diagnostics company BG Medicine (NASD:BGMD) until their respective listings at Euronext and NASDAQ. He was also board member of sleep apnea company NightBalance until it was acquired by Philips 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...

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,...

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...