Susana Amorim - Gilde Healthcare


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Susana Amorim
Investment Manager Healthtech
United States of America

Susana Amorim

Investment Manager - Healthtech

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 program that trains a select group of innovators to identify healthcare needs, invent new technologies, and implement products into patient care. Before this, Susana was also selected to participate in the MIT-Harvard Medical School Healthcare Innovation Bootcamp where she helped create a healthcare venture to improve mental health.

Susana began her career in structural heart, working as an Engineer and subsequently Project Manager at Xeltis, a clinical-stage start-up creating novel cardiovascular devices through regenerative medicine. She then worked as a Project Manager at Biotronik where she was responsible for and led the development of a new generation transcatheter aortic valve.

Susana has a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Minho/University of Groningen. She also has a certification in project management (PMP) from the Project Management Institute.

She is a Portuguese citizen based in Gilde’s US office.

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...

Stephanie Mooij

Head of Responsible Investment
Stephanie Mooij joined Gilde Healthcare in Sept. 2022 as ESG/Impact manager. She has been working in this field for a decade, most recently as responsible investment manager at Aegon Asset Management. This is where she...

Rich Wilmot

Partner HealthTech
Rich Wilmot joined Gilde in 2023 as a Partner in the Boston office. Prior to joining, Rich was the Global Head of Ventures at Philips, where he was responsible for creating, launching and running the...