Edward Kliphuis joined the previous biopharma fund MS Ventures in 2014 and transitioned to Investment Director New Businesses. Previously, Edward was at Kempen & Co, a pan European merchant bank headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, where he worked in the Life Sciences Securities team. He was instrumental in the team’s continuous fundraising efforts for listed European small and mid-cap biotech companies in over 20 deals in 2012 and 2013. Edward started his career as an intern / analyst within the MS Ventures team in 2009, before venturing out of Life Sciences to accept a position as trader within a global oil-supply company in Geneva. Edward holds an M.Sc. degree in Biopharmaceutical Sciences from Leiden University, the Netherlands, with specializations in pharmacology and science based business. Edward is based in Amsterdam.