CEO, Verdi Food
CEO and visionary founder of Verdi Food. Ambitious entrepreneur in life sciences. Strongly driven to create opportunities for healthcare and prevention through entrepreneurship. With Verdi Food at mission to empower people to enjoy food and achieve health goals, by delivering evidence-based personalised nutrition as a service. In 2009 co-founded international life sciences and business consulting company ttopstart BV. Was partner at the company for seven years. Co-developed large-scale public-private EU consortia and multi-country innovation projects. Developed business plans of many VC-funded biotech companies. Since late 2016 serves on ttopstart’s board as Strategic Advisor. Since September 2017 part-time CEO of BunyaVax BV – a biotech company developing vaccine technology. Holds Bachelor in Life Sciences & Technology from Leiden University and Delft University of Technology. Master’s in Management & Entrepreneurship in Health and Life Sciences from VU University Amsterdam. Executive MBA from Rotterdam School of Management.