Niels van Namen

Health care futurist
Niels van Namen is passionate about making healthcare accessible and affordable for all.

Why you should listen

Niels van Namen has more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare and life science industry, working closely with hospitals, bio-pharmaceutical, diagnostics and medical device companies across R&D, supply chain and manufacturing. He is passionately involved in key developments and supply chain challenges in the healthcare value chain, around value-based healthcare, in clinical and commercial biopharmaceutical supply chains and in the complexities of hospital and home healthcare distribution and care systems.

van Namen started his career as an engineer and an entrepreneur in clinical trials management. He worked in the IBM Healthcare consulting practice and then joined DSV to lead the global healthcare solutions industry. Then van Namen led the European healthcare team across all UPS business units before joining CEVA Logistics as global healthcare leader.

van Namen is a passionate presenter, mentor and coach, holds an MSc from Delft University of Technology, obtained his MBA on the Rotterdam School of Management and holds a certificate from l'École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées in Paris.

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