Co-Founder, Chief Innovation Officer
Mr. Gerard Platenburg is a CoFounder, Chief Innovation Officer of ProQR Therapeutics NV. He served as the sole Member of the Company Supervisory Board between August 2012 and December 2013. He has more than twenty years of senior managerial experience, which he gained during his different operational and leadership roles in growing biotech companies. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Platenburg worked at Isa Pharmaceuticals B.V. from June 2009 to January 2014. Mr. Platenburg cofounded Prosensa Holding N.V., growing it to become a wellknown RNA modulation clinical stage company, and held various positions between April 2002 and May 2009, including Chief Executive Officer and Chief Development Officer. Mr. Platenburg also worked at Pharming B.V. from April 1990 to March 2002. He is a passionate and driven pioneer of early stage technologies
Age: 49Platenburg has a master degree in chemistry and molecular biology from Leiden University in 1987 and pursued PhD work at Leiden University.