Joost Holthuis

Venture Partner

Phone: +31 (0) 35 699 30 00

Joost has been involved in BGV as a venture partner for over 10 years. He is the former CEO of Cristal Therapeutics.

Joost started his career at Chiron in analytical and product development. He subsequently founded OctoPlus where he was the CEO for 14 years. During that time, he built up and successfully listed the company on Euronext. OctoPlus was acquired by Dr. Reddy’s in 2013.

Joost Holthuis is a pharmacist by training and holds a PhD from the University of Utrecht.


MSc Pharmacy
PhD Pharmacy


Chiron, OctoPlus, Syntarga, Cristal Therapeutics