Marieke has extensive industry-specific experience having spent 18 years in various senior roles with private and public life sciences companies, as well as investment banking. She has a proven track record of developing and implementing strategic communications, investor relations and corporate intelligence strategies.
She was formerly responsible for investor relations, corporate communications and business development at the leading Belgian biotech company Ablynx which was recently acquired by Sanofi, where she played a key role in institutionalizing and improving the Company’s IR and media relations efforts. Prior to that, she worked as buyside equity investment analyst for Degroof Petercam where she was responsible for covering the European pharmaceutical, biotechnology and chemicals sectors.
Marieke holds a Master of Science degree in Bio-Engineering from the University of Gent and an MBA from Solvay Business School, Brussels.