Linda is founder and CEO of EV Biotech.
Besides her position at EV Biotech she is a board member of the Dutch Biotech company association HollandBio and Board member of LifeCooperative in the Netherlands.
In 2021 Linda was awarded, by the Dutch Biotech association, the 2 yearly innovation prize “the silver hourglass”.
Before founding EV Biotech in the period she was writing the business plan and raising the seed investment Linda spent 9 months building an educational track for PhD’s named “Career Perspective series: Outside Academia, to prepare PhDs for a career in industry or policy. She was a PhD student at the University of Groningen in the department of Chemical Pharmaceutical Biology where she mastered the art of genetic and metabolic engineering and she has a masters in Molecular cell biology and a bachelors in Biomedical Sciences. During her studies Linda was the Founder and director of Tutoring Academy with 19 employees.