Jan Pen

Project manager Extract Library

E-mailadres: jan.pen@plantenstoffen.nl

Dr. Jan Pen is project manager of the Extract Library. He has over 25 years experience in the agricultural, industrial and pharmaceutical life sciences.

Dr. Jan Pen is project manager of the Extract Library. He has over 25 years experience in the agricultural, industrial and pharmaceutical life sciences. He has worked for companies of different sizes and at different stages of development (start-ups, medium-sized and multinational enterprises) in science, project management, business development, and commercial, strategic and general management positions. He was CEO of PlantZyme, a JV MOGEN and Gist-brocades (now DSM) and Orynova, a JV of Zeneca (now Syngenta) and Japan Tobacco. In 2001 he founded his own consulting firm JP Bioconsult (Leiden, Netherlands). Here he performed a variety of tasks for companies and organisations involved in life sciences, such as business development, strategy development, writing business plans, interim management (CSO and CBO), due diligence, commercial assessment of technology and patent portfolios, competitor analysis and as CEO of start-ups.