Roel Bulthuis is a Managing Partner and head of Healthcare investments at INKEF Capital. Roel combines close to 20 years of experience across venture capital, pharma business development and healthcare investment banking. Prior to joining INKEF he was SVP and Managing Director of M-Ventures, which he created and developed into a leading CVC platform with four funds investing in therapeutics, life science technologies, advanced materials and technology-enabled healthcare. Prior to that, he served in senior positions in global business development and M&A at Merck Serono and in the healthcare investment banking team at Fortis Bank. In ‘16, ‘17 and ‘18, Roel was selected by GCV Magazine for its list of the world’s most influential corporate VCs. Roel is a Kauffman Fellow, and is passionate about continuously improving the role VCs play in supporting entrepreneurship. Roel holds an Msc. in Biopharmaceutical Sciences from Leiden University and an MBA in Finance from the Helsinki School of Economics.