Judith Heikoop – CEO

Judith Heikoop – CEO

Judith holds a Master’s Degree in Chemistry and a Ph.D. in Medicine. During the first phase of her career, she worked as a researcher for a variety of universities and pharmaceutical companies, focusing on metabolic disorders, human genetics and Women’s Health. Since 1998, Judith has steered her career into the direction of managerial positions. She worked as Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company and led business development projects for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Subsequently, Judith held senior management positions for, amongst others, Crucell (Johnson & Johnson), Numico (Danone) and DSM. Since 2010, she acted as an independent interim manager, working for TI Pharma and a variety of investment companies. With her arrival at VIVOLTA in 2018, she has stewarded the company into a transition towards a MedTech company.