Laurens has close to 20 years of experience as CMC/program manager in the pharma/biotech industry with a particular focus on process development, manufacturing, and tech transfer with strong interactions with the functional disciplines in pre-clinical, regulatory, clinical, and quality. His industry experience comes through pharma consultancy Xendo and drug delivery company OctoPlus. Followed by ProFibrix in 2010 as Director Manufacturing & Supply and continued after the 2013 acquisition by The Medicines Company up to early 2016. Laurens joined InteRNA in 2016.
Laurens holds a Masters degree on animal science from Wageningen University and a PhD on veterinary medicine from the University of Edinburgh. He received his MBA from Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University in 2002.