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Boudewijn Breens, MSc Senior Consultant & Business developer

Boudewijn has over 15 years of experience in (non-dilutive and dilutive) financing  private and public organizations active within the Life Sciences and Health sector. He is well-versed for creating and retain a durable impact for your business, including implementing a clear long-term strategic focus. This is endorsed by his creativity, energy (and humor) and a proven track record in executing numerous projects throughout the broad spectrum of challenges within LSH, all starting with ambition.

He joined ttopstart as a Business Developer in January 2019. Prior to the take-over, Boudewijn worked for over three years as a Business Developer within the Life Sciences and Health team of PNO Consultants. In the past he worked within the Corporate Finance and Capital Markets department of Fortis Bank, currently ABN AMRO. He supported the execution of a wide range of financing and strategic transactions in the (public and private) biotech sector within Europe and the USA. He previously also held several positions within Zilveren Kruis, a national health insurance company and PRA International, an international CRO. Solving financing and operational challenges was his main pillar.

After his education, he was an investment manager at a pre-seed financing boutique BioPartner Start-Up ventures, investing in start-up companies within the Life Sciences sector in the Netherlands. Boudewijn Breens received his master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences at the VU in Amsterdam, with a main focus on Biomedical entrepreneurship, e.g. how to capitalize on an optimal R&D strategy by means of a successful IPO.

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Boudewijn Breens, MSc