Sander Slootweg is Managing Partner and co-founded ABN AMRO Capital Life Sciences in 2000 and Forbion Capital Partners in 2006. He currently serves on the boards of Forbion’s portfolio companies Xention Discovery Ltd, Provesica Ltd, Pulmagen Therapeutics, Ltd, Oxyrane Ltd and uniQure. In addition, Sander was responsible for two of Forbion’s recent exits: Biovex, Inc. was sold to Amgen in March of this year for up to USD 1 billion and Fovea Pharmaceutics SA was sold to sanofi-aventis for up to EUR 390 million in 2009. In recent years Sander has served on the boards of Argenta Discovery Ltd (sold to Galapagos in 2010), Alantos Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (sold to Amgen in 2007), Impella Cardiosystems AG (sold to Abiomed, Inc. in 2005), Glycart AG (sold to Roche in 2005), Cambridge Drug Discovery Ltd (sold to Biofocus Plc in 2001), Pieris AG and has acted as the Chairman of the Board of AMT N.V. (Amsterdam, Netherlands / Euronext: AMT). Sander holds degrees in Business and Financial Economics from the Free University of Amsterdam and Business Administration from Nijenrode University, The Netherlands.