About us

We believe in developing medication for every disease. Our mission is having a positive influence on the delicate balance between social pressure and commercial objectives. We have been contributing significantly for more than ten years.

About Léon Spijkers

Dr Léon Spijkers is the founder of Clouvance Consultancy. Since he started working in life sciences and pharmaceutical development well over ten years ago he has not looked back. He works with passion and commitment to promote biotech developments aimed at providing solutions for patients.

Background and experience

León has a scientific background and understands the requirements of pharmaceutical development. He also has extensive commercial experience and has often co-steered companies from management positions. He has held the following positions:

  • Co-founder of biotech-companies
  • Director Business Development & Chief Business Officer 
  • Associate Partner at a Biotech investment company

Education and certification

  • PhD in Experimental Pharmacology – Amsterdam University
  • MBA Essentials certificate – London School of Economics
  • Business Negotiations certificate – London School of Economics
  • Registered as a pharmacologist – Dutch Society of Pharmacology
  • MSc in Clinical Molecular Sciences – Maastricht University

Why work with us?

Broad experience in the fields of pharma and biotech

We are experienced in working with organisations like yours. We know what steps to take and are aware of the common pitfalls and challenges. We also understand what expert skills are required and how to acquire them. With Clouvance Consultancy as a partner, you have years of experience and a broad, relevant network on board.

Extensive network of relevant experts

We have been building our extensive network for years. We know:

  • Reliable parties for various Research, Development and Manufacturing phases
  • Experts in the fields of supportive and commercial activities
  • Strong partners for company valuation and financing

Specialist in pharmaceutical product and business development

The founder of Clouvance Consultancy, Dr Léon Spijkers, is a specialist in pharmaceutical and business development. He has a PhD in pharmacology, he is registered with the Dutch Pharmacological Society (NVF) and holds certificates in Business Development, MBA essentials and negotiations. He is an active member of relevant associations, including in the fields of pharmacology (Dutch and British Pharmacological Societies), licensing (Pharmaceutical Licensing Group) and corporate negotiations (The Negotiation Society).

The right consultant for start-ups and scale-ups

Our remuneration is flexible, ensuring we have the right co-operation for each project or position. Our dedication however is not flexibel, but always spot on. 

Would you like to discuss cooperation options for your project?