Behind NimaGen. A great Team of People


Meet our Team

NimaGen 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).

We are a young and dynamic company, with highly qualified staff, specializing in Life Science applications for R&D and Diagnostics. Our resourceful specialists are dedicated to delivering premium quality products for the Molecular Biology sector, with an emphasis on both proven and innovative solutions for Capillary Electrophoresis (Sanger Sequencing) and Next-generation Sequencing.

Ruud van der Steen MSc

Owner / Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Joop Theelen BSc

Co-founder / Chief Scientific Officer (CSO)

Rogier van Otterlo

Chief Commercial Officer (CCO)

Steven Garside BSc

Account Manager UK & Ireland / Business Development Manager

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

Senior Research Technician NGS

Rowenna Bijl BSc

Laboratory Technician NGS / QA

Erik de Jong BSc

Laboratory Technician NGS / QA

Romany van Tienen

Customer Service

Yvonne Diepeveen

HR / Finance Manager

Mariana Piedade

Research and Production

Constantin Paun PhD

Research and Production

Melanie Arts, MSc

Research and Development Scientist Forensics
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