Jeroen Bakker joined Seed Investments in 2018.
Jeroen currently holds several board roles and led the investment in Adcendo and Rappta Therapeutics. Prior to joining Novo, Jeroen worked at M Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of Merck, where he focused on Seed and Series A investments across Europe, United States Israel. He was instrumental in the Artsavit Ltd investment and served on multiple boards. Jeroen held a variety of operational biotech roles in companies like Syntaxin (acquired by Ipsen), Inthera and ISD Immunotech. Prior to joining biotech, he was a Research Fellow at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology in San Diego.
Jeroen holds a PhD in Immunology from the University of Amsterdam, an MSc in Biomedical Sciences from the Leiden University with a specialization in entrepreneurship and an BSc from the Technical University of Delft. Jeroen was chair of the Dutch Platform for Young Researchers in Nephrology and a member of REBBLS, a Danish networking organization focusing on young biotech entrepreneurs.