Vice President and Head of Healthcare, Merck Ventures
Jasper Bos, PhD joined the previous biopharma fund MS Ventures in 2009 and transitioned to Vice President leading the Healthcare team for the current fund in 2016. Previously, Jasper was instrumental in the founding of IFHA, Investment Fund for Health in Africa, a private equity fund backed by large Dutch and international institutional investors. He was responsible for the structuring and capital raise of IFHA and negotiated and managed private equity investments in emerging economies in the healthcare and insurance sectors. Before IFHA, Jasper worked as health economics and strategy manager at the Netherlands Vaccine Institute. He holds a PhD in Pharmacy from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands and has published more than 30 articles on health economics and vaccines.