Pieter van der MeerManaging Partner at Gilde Healthcare
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 board member of Gilde Healthcare and responsible for general management, the investment committees and fundraising of the Venture & Growth and Private Equity funds. Gilde Healthcare manages EUR 1.4 Bn across its two specialized business lines.
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 amongst others antibody company Ablynx (BRU:ABLX), specialty pharma group Acacia Pharma (BRU: ACPH), molecular diagnostics company BG Medicine (NASD:BGMD), life sciences tools company Lumicks Technologies, Inpharmatica and sleep apnea company NightBalance until it was acquired by Philips Healthcare.