Adriaan Hart de Ruijter

Member of the board; Managing Director, Cascara Ventures

Adriaan founded Cascara Ventures to create value in life science, combining his experience in clinical development with venture capital finance. Cascara emphasizes early-stage investing and active management of portfolio companies. 

Adriaan co-founded MSOURCE, the CRO for the medical device, biotech and pharmaceutical industry in 1994. In his role as managing director he worked together with many teams to provide accurate and efficient development programs for drugs, devices and vaccines. MSOURCE was sold to TUV-SUD in 2008. Adriaan presently serves on the board of many life science companies.

Adriaan holds an M.D. degree from the University of Leiden and an MBA of the Erasmus University of Rotterdam in the Netherlands.