Susana Amorim - Gilde Healthcare


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Susana Amorim
Senior Associate Healthtech
The Netherlands

Susana Amorim

Senior Associate - 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 Utrecht office.

Dan Secor

Associate Healthtech
Dan Secor joined Gilde Healthcare in 2020 in the Cambridge office and focuses on the Healthtech sector. He was part of Gilde’s investment team in Eargo, where he served as a board observer. Before joining...

Sanne de Jongh

Investment Manager Therapeutics
Sanne de Jongh joined Gilde Healthcare in 2017 and focuses on the biopharmaceutical sector. She is involved in deal sourcing, assessment of investment cases and portfolio management. She represents Gilde on the board of Calypso...

Mika Nishimura

Operational Partner
Mika Nishimura is a seasoned senior executive with over 20 years of leadership experience in medical device industry. During her tenure as the Director of Global Marketing at Guidant Vascular Intervention and Vice President, International...