Martijn Kleijwegt, managing partner of LSP, has gained extensive experience in the life sciences sector as general partner of Euroventures Benelux, a € 90 million pan-European venture capital fund based in the Netherlands. Martijn decided to focus on human life sciences within the Euroventures organization as early as 1988.
He served on the supervisory board of, amongst others, Rhein Biotech (G, NL), Qiagen (G) and Quadrant (UK). In 1998, Martijn co-founded the first Life Sciences Partners fund, followed by the second fund in December 2000. Through a large number of investments in the life science sector, he has gained extensive experience in all aspects of biotech venture capital. On behalf of LSP, Martijn served on the supervisory board of Crucell (NL), and currently serves on the supervisory boards of NewBiotics (USA) and Ness (IS).