Meet our team.


Louk (1953) earned his master’s degree in Industrial Engineering & Management from the Technical University of Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

After obtaining his degree, he started his own investment company. Louk has a long track record of bringing start-ups to the market.

Louk’s prime interests are ventures in platform technologies. At Pharmatide, Louk’s extensive financing experience and vast network of business angels are indispensable.

huub mooren

Huub (1953) has a PhD in Biochemistry, Leiden University, the Netherlands.

After obtaining his degree, Huub started his career as laboratory director in the diagnostic industry.

He has extensive experience in diagnostic industry, hospital laboratories and mergers in the hospital market.

Diagnostics and oncology are his prime interests.

Huub evaluates the scientific value of propositions.

John Speksnijder

John (1968) holds a MSc degree in Biology from Utrecht University, The Netherlands.

After his degree, John worked for over 25 years in the pharmaceutical industry and life sciences in several staff and managerial positions at national and international level.

John has an extensive track record in interim and consultancy positions in big pharma and life sciences within marketing, sales and business development.

His prime interest is to provide entrepreneurial support to start-ups and scale-ups, putting in place commercialization strategies, business development, customers’ behaviors, pricing techniques and marketing communications.