Team, advisory board & scientific board

People who work at Amrif

Amrif is led by a diverse team of experts with strong track records in a variety of fields

Our team

People devoted to the development of RESCAP

Ruud Brands

Ruud Brands, PhD

President, CO-CEO

Ruud Brands is a molecular cell biologist, specializing in Cellular Biochemistry and Biological Immunotoxicology.  In 2005 he founded Alloksys Life Sciences, a biopharmaceutical company developing the RESCAP platform. 

Herman Feil

Herman Feil, PhD


Herman Feil was trained as a polymer chemist at the University of Twente (MSc) and the University of Utah (PhD), and is co-founder of a variety of high-tech start-up companies in the field of agri-food and life sciences.

Willem Seinen

Willem Seinen, PhD


Prof. Dr. Willem Seinen holds a chair in Toxicology at the Utrecht University for more than 20 years.  

Ronald Oosting

Ronald Oosting, PhD

Scientific Director

Ronald Oosting is a scientist in molecular neurobiology and psychopharmacology. Until 2015 he was an associate professor of Molecular Psychopharmacology at Utrecht University.



QA manager

Audrey has extensive experience as QA manager in big pharma.  In 2019 Audrey also started her own QA Consultancy business.



Responsible pharmacist

Arwin has a wide experience inthe development of Vaccines, in Biotechnology, in Biopharmaceuticals, Technology Transfer, in GDP and GMP, but also in sales and Business Development.




Hiskias Keizer is a biochemist with a long history in the development of drugs and functional foods. He worked for about 20 years in the area of ageing and age-related diseases.

Marleen Vaes


Responsible MD

Marleen is registered as a general practitioner in Belgium in Lanaken.

Our supervisory board

People devoted to supporting our management team and controlling them

Bert Tournois

Bert Tournois, PhD

Dr. Tournois Started his professional carreer in the research institute ATO-DLO (1989-2000) where he held various management positions, eventually becoming director of the Business Units Food and Non Food technology. 

Ton Bolier

Ton Bolier, MSc.

Ton Bolier has been active as a psychiatrist in mental health care for over 20 years. During his medical practice, he became involved in the support and management of startups. Since the late 90’s this has become his primary activity. 

Frans van Duikeren

Frans van Duikeren

Frans van Duikeren has a degree in Food Technology (Wageningen UR) and management Consultancy (SIOO). Van Duikeren worked from 1978 until 2003 in the packaging industry, last fifteen years in general management in internationals.

Daan van den Noort

Daan van den Noort, MD

Daan van den Noort has over 30 years of experience as a manager and venture capitalist in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry in Europe. His positions include being a General Manager at Genentech, Asta Medica and Ferring Pharmaceuticals.

Fuhong Su

Fuhong Su, MD PhD

Fuhong Su has a master in Molecular Biology and human ecology and is currently Honored Professor, Tianjing Medical University.

Our Scientific board

People devoted to scientifically support our management team

Manuel Carrondo

Manuel Carrondo, Prof.

Prof. Carrondo is a Chemical Engineer at University Nova de Lisboa, he supervised 28 PhD students and published over 190 papers in refereed international journals. Prof. Carrondo is founder of the Portuguese Academy of Engineering.

Anthony Hammond

Anthony Hammond, MD

Dr. Hammond is a Rheumatologist at KIMS Hospital in the UK. He is a Consultant Physician and Rheumatologist at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust. He is active in research and teaching and is Chairman of the Kent CLRN.