Anne Portwich, PhD, joined LSP in 2001. She became a Partner of the firm in 2011. Anne’s prime focus and responsibility within LSP is to invest in unlisted securities. Prior to joining LSP, Anne was a Scientist and Project Leader at OctoPlus, a Dutch company offering advanced research services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Anne brings hands-on research and industry experience to the LSP team, as well as an analytical mind with great attention to detail. Among others, she currently serves as a Director of Sapiens Steering Brain Stimulation, a German company that is developing a brain implant to treat patients with Parkinson’s Disease. Anne has been directly involved in the establishment of a number of start-ups as well as in initiatives that support the growth of such companies. Anne is a jury member of New Venture, a business plan competition for start-up companies in the Netherlands as well as a member of the evaluation panel for Tekes’ Young Innovative Growth Companies (YIC) funding program in Finland. Anne obtained an MSc in biochemistry from the University of Hanover and received her PhD from the Max Planck-Institute of Marine Microbiology in Bremen. Anne lives near Leiden with her husband and son.
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