René Kuijten is Head of EQT Life Sciences and Partner at EQT since 2022. Rene was Managing Partner at LSP from 2001 until 2022, when LSP joined forces with EQT and was renamed EQT Life Sciences. René is currently also a.o. Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Oncode Institute which he co-founded, and he advises the Dutch government on life sciences policies through HealthHolland.
Prior to LSP, René was senior consultant for 8 years at McKinsey & Company and co-leader of their European Healthcare Practice. Furthermore, he served on the board of the Dutch Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (NVP) for 12 years.
René obtained his MD from Utrecht University; his PhD from the University of Amsterdam on research performed as a WHO fellow at the University of Pennsylvania; and his MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau.