General Partner & CIO, Icos Capital Management B.V
Peter van Gelderen is a founder and managing partner at Icos Capital. Theoretical physicist by training, he has a PhD in Computational Physics and Materials Science for work carried out at Philips Research Laboratories in Eindhoven. Peter has worked in cleantech-related sectors (energy, food, water, chemicals, materials) for over 10 years at Philips Research Laboratories and thereafter as a strategy consultant in Deloitte Consulting. Since 12 years, Peter is with Icos Capital, involved in agrifood and chemical investments and currently board member in four portfolio companies. In his capacity as CIO, Peter is focused on the development of investment strategies for new funds and on optimizing returns of existing funds under management. Icos is currently investing from its third collaborative corporate venturing fund focusing on scale-ups with breakthrough digital and sustainability propositions in agrifood/chemicals sectors.