Kees Groen is the Chief Executive Officer at ORCA Therapeutics BV. He is pharmacist by training, however has his background in regulatory authorities, big pharma and drug development consultancy. He founded two very successful consultancy companies, which were both acquired. As a consultant Kees Groen has been involved on a management and operational level in the fields of preclinical and clinical development, regulatory affairs and licensing. Since 2005 he is also active as a private investor in the biotech arena.