Rogier Rooswinkel, PhD


Rogier is Partner at the Naarden office and joined Forbion in 2013.

Rogier is Partner and responsible for evaluation and structuring of new investment opportunities across all disease areas with an emphasis on oncology. He was among others closely involved in the investments in enGene, Rigontec, Replimune, NeRRe and setting up of the university spin-out Catalym. He currently serves as a board member for Catalym and as a board observer for NeRRe, Enterprise and Escalier.

Rogier joined Forbion in 2013. Prior to joining Forbion, Rogier worked as a post-doc at the Netherlands Cancer Institute, division of immunology. During his studies, Rogier was active as an independent website designer, and founded an IT-company.

In 2013 he received his PhD degree Cum Laude from the University of Amsterdam for the work he performed at the NKI. Before that, he received a Master’s degree in Oncology at the VU university of Amsterdam.

Rogier Rooswinkel
"It always starts with good science, but only exits with good management."