Behind NimaGen. A great Team of People


Meet our Team

NimaGen, based in Nijmegen The Netherlands, was founded in 2011 under the Biolegio Holding by Ruud van der Steen (CEO Biolegio) and Joop Theelen (former Application- and Product Development Scientist at Applied Biosystems).

Our resourceful specialists are dedicated to delivering premium quality products and services to DNA sequencing laboratories around the globe, with an emphasis on both proven and innovative solutions for Capillary Electrophoresis (Sanger Sequencing) and Next-generation Sequencing powered by patented Reverse Complement PCR technology.

Ruud van der Steen MSc

Owner / Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Joop Theelen BSc

Co-founder / Chief Scientific Officer (CSO)

Rogier van Otterlo MBA BSc

Chief Commercial Officer (CCO)

Steven Garside BSc

Account Manager UK & Ireland / Business Development Manager B2B

Gerrit Volkmann PhD

Account Manager DACH / Distributor Manager

Colinda van der Zeeuw BSc

Account Manager BeNeLux

Pieter van Oers MSc

Senior Business Development Manager Forensics

Eva Janssen-Megens MSc

Laboratory Manager / Senior Research Technician NGS

Simon van Reijmersdal BSc

Team Leader R&D Laboratory / Senior Research Technician NGS

Rowenna Bijl BSc

Laboratory Technician NGS / QA

Erik de Jong BSc

Laboratory Technician NGS / QA

Romany van Tienen BA

Customer Service and Order Management

Yvonne Diepeveen

HR / Finance Manager

Mariana Piedade BSc

Laboratory Technician Sanger Sequencing

Constantin Paun PhD

Operations Manager

Melanie Arts MSc

Research and Development Scientist Forensics

Katelyn Richards MSc

Marketing Specialist

Anja Pen PhD

Distributor Channel Manager
Product news

Latest news

News | 17.10.22

Elite Traders (Pakistan): Welcome to the NimaGen Distributor Network!

Elite Traders have more than a decade of experience in the scientific community, which allows them to optimally assist our customers in Pakistan with their expertise. In addition, their four offices allow for a close collaboration with customers throughout the country. We are looking forward to our strengthened collaboration with Elite Traders and are positive that they will provide added value for our customers in Pakistan.