Fund Advisor

Marc Zabeau

Marc Zabeau studied biology at the University of Ghent, Belgium and obtained his doctorate in genetics in 1974. After having worked for 10 years in renowned research institutes, he moved to the biotech industry as an entrepreneur. After leading Plant Genetic Systems, N.V. and founding three successful companies (Helix, C.V., KeyGene, N.V. and Genscope, Inc.), Mr. Zabeau moved back to academia. He presently combines the position of director of the Technology Transfer Office at the University of Ghent with board positions on several innovative biotech companies, while also overseeing a Belgian-based seed fund.