Mr. Rob Van der Meij is Senior Investment Manager at Capricorn Venture Partners NV for the Capricorn Sustainable Chemistry Fund. He serves on the board of DMC Biotechnologies and BlackBear Carbon. He has held business and general management positions with Akzo Nobel and Shell Chemicals, and worked as CEO for several other start-ups in chemicals and water technology. He is also a private investor and has board roles in several other start-ups. He holds a masters degree in chemical engineering from Delft University in the Netherlands and has done the New Board Programme at Nyenrode Business University.