Our Team Members

verhoevenJohn Verhoeven, PharmD. PhD

Energetic, entrepreneurial senior executive with comprehensive background in strategic innovation, strategy execution, licensing & business development, portfolio management and strategic partnering.
Bringing over 30 years of global business experience in life sciences industry. Skilled negotiator with a successful track record in large business-to-business deals, alliance management and dispute resolution. Business deals with EUR 100+ million deal values. Global focus, extensive cross-culture experience in Europe, USA, China and Japan. Expertise in a/o risk management, investor relations, Marketing & marketing communications, change management, brand creation and brand management. Multilingual proficiency in English and Dutch, conversant in Italian.

After he successfully built an international pharma industry management career of over 20 years within the Organon Group, he served in a range of management positions, including international Product Group Manager, interim General Manager in Sweden, Director Global Strategy & Business Development and VP Global R&D Strategy. John Verhoeven received his PharmD. at the University of Amsterdam and his PhD at Leiden University. He is founding partner of Eagle Rock Life Sciences, specialized in Strategy and Business Development in the biotech industry. He likes to work with start-ups in MedTech, Diagnostics, Nutraceuticals and Pharmaceuticals.


Business Development
B2B deal-making