Dr. Peter Bertens, treasurer

Peter Bertens works as a senior policy adviser at Nefarma, the industry association for the innovative pharmaceutical industry. His work at Nefarma is focused on innovation, the value of medicines and life sciences. 

Peter studied (molecular) biology at Utrecht University. In 2000 he obtained his PhD at Wageningen University in the field of molecular plant virology. Peter has more than ten years of experience in advocacy and government relations centered around biotechnology. Prior to Nefarma, Peter worked in various positions at Niaba, the Netherlands’ Biotechnology Industry Association.