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.

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...

Susana Amorim

Senior Associate 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...

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...