Discover the vibrant individuals within our team, actively shaping Curie Capital’s vision and expertise.

Investment team

The founding partners Mariette van der Velden and Han de Groot both have extensive experience in investing, entrepreneurship and managing companies across the full life cycle from startup to exit. All of the team professionals leverage their complementary skills and network for the success of Curie’s portfolio companies.

Han de Groot, MSc


Mariette van der Velden, MSc


Thom Frielink, MSc, MBA


Olivier Tak

Junior partner

Advisory Committee

Curie Capital’s Advisory Committee Members are seasoned biotech leaders with complementary expertise and backgrounds.

Dr. Markwin Velders

AC member

Dr. Mirjam Mol-Arts

AC member

Dr. Helmuth van Es

AC member
“I am among those who find that science has great beauty” 
Dr. Marie Curie, winner of two Nobel Prizes (Physics and Chemistry)