Mr. van den Heuvel graduated from the University of Amsterdam (Civil & Business Law, 1988) and University of Utrecht (ADR Specialist, 2002). From 1991 to 1996 Erik served as legal and labour law counsel. From 1996 to 2002 he held various board positions at American and European listed companies in the internet and telecommunications business. Since 2005 Erik is active in the pharmaceutical and medical device industry. At present he is co-owner and managing director of a Inspektor BV, a medical device company.
Dr. Schoots is director of the Utrecht University Technology Transfer offices (Utrecht Holdings). He received a Ph.D. in medicine from UU and worked as a postdoctoral research at the Rudolf Magnus Institute in Utrecht. Dr. Schoots worked for a specialized independent technology transfer organization and he obtained his MBA in 2002. As of 2002 he works for Utrecht Holdings. He serves on the supervisory board of Bioceros BV and Cavadis BV.
Dr. van Meeteren is an expert in pharmaceutical regulations, drug product development and project management in the drug development industry. He held various positions with Boehringer Ingelheim, Gist Brocades, and Yamanouchi. From 1998 – 2004 he was Senior Director, Project Management Europe at Yamanouchi Europe. He has been an acknowledged independent drug development advisor since 2004.