Sonia Hallen - Gilde Healthcare

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Sonia Hallen
Investment Manager Therapeutics
Venture&Growth
The Netherlands

Sonia Hallen

Investment Manager Therapeutics
Venture&Growth

Sonia Hallen joined Gilde Healthcare in 2024 as an Investment Manager. She focuses on venture and growth capital investments in therapeutic and healthtech sectors.

Prior to Gilde, Sonia was a Vice President at EQT Life Sciences (and formerly LSP) dedicated to the firm’s flagship therapeutics-focused venture funds. She held board positions on Evommune, ViCentra, and NOBI, and was heavily involved in numerous investments in private therapeutics and medtech companies. Prior to EQT, Sonia founded two start-ups, focused in digital health and infectious disease diagnostics. Before her entrepreneurial work, she was a strategy consultant within Accenture’s life sciences practice, based in the London office.

Sonia holds a BEng in Chemical Engineering from McGill University and an MSc in Biotechnology from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL). She completed her PhD with Dame Molly Stevens at Imperial College London, where she developed induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cell-based regenerative medicines.

She is a citizen of Canada and the Czech Republic, based in Gilde’s Utrecht office.

Ludo Suykerbuyk

General Counsel & Compliance Officer
Ludo Suykerbuyk joined Gilde Healthcare in 2019 as legal counsel and compliance officer. His primary focus within Gilde Healthcare is to manage all the legal, regulatory and compliance related matters. Prior to joining Gilde Healthcare,...

Karthik Bolisetty

Senior Associate Healthtech
Venture&Growth
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...

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...