Ardena Management Team

Group picture of the Ardena Management Team

Portrait picture of CEO Harry Christiaens Harry Christiaens, PhD
Harry has significant leadership experience with 15+ years in the pharma and biotech industry. He successfully transformed Pharmavize, a regulatory consultancy company into a leading CDMO, establishing a GMP team and infrastructure from scratch. Since 2015, he led the acquisitions and integration of four companies providing highly complementary services. He successfully integrated the service offering of the acquired companies onto one platform, creating the Ardena brand.
Portrait picture of CFO Filip Van Herck Filip Van Herck, CPA
Filip joined Ardena in 2017 and established the Ardena corporate finance department. Filip is a financial leader with 10+ years of experience in the pharma industry. Previously he led the IPO readiness assessment of Capsugel and actively supported the transaction process as well as the subsequent integration of the finance departments.
Portrait picture of Business Unit Director Gerjan Kemperman Gerjan Kemperman, PhD
COO Chem-Pharm Services
Gerjan has significant leadership experience with 15+ years in the pharma industry. He worked previously at Organon/MSD in various leadership roles. Gerjan co-founded ChemConnection in 2012. He successfully led and grew the company and finally managed its buyout to Mentha Capital in 2018.
Portrait picture of Managing Director Ep Oosting Ep Oosting, M.Sc., Pharm.D.
COO Bioanalytical Services
Ep has significant leadership experience with 30+ years in the clinical biochemistry, pharma and biotech industry. He successfully led and expanded Analytical Biochemical Laboratory B.V. for more than 25 years and leveraged its buyout to Mentha Capital.