Rianne Ellenbroek

Investment Manager FIRST Fund

Phone: +31 (0) 35 699 30 00


Rianne Ellenbroek joined BGV in 2020 as Investment Manager of the Fonds InvesteringsRijpe Starters (FIRST) fund. Prior to joining BGV, she was an Associate at INKEF Capital. Rianne is a medical biologist by training. She obtained her PhD at Leiden University that was focused on regenerative medicine for metabolic diseases, while performing part of her activities at biotech company Galapagos. Winning a grant facilitated her to take a position as postdoctoral fellow at the Kovler Diabetes Center at the University of Chicago. Next to performing her research, she was a fellow at the university’s Technology Transfer Office which has sparked her interest in the early stages of life sciences ventures.


MSc Biomedical Sciences
PhD Biomedical Sciences


University of Chicago
Leiden University Medical Center
INKEF Capital