Our team

Mr. A. K. C. Steinmeijer (Dries)
Director of Business Development and Relationship Management

Dries is ultimately responsible for the business development of the Health Innovation Campus, where companies and knowledge institutions are working closely with the Maxima Medical Centre on the healthcare innovations of tomorrow.

Part of this is the MMC Incubator, a creative environment in open connection with the hospital where entrepreneurs, care professionals and knowledge institutions meet and inspire each other.

Dries also focuses on strengthening the MMC's positioning in the Brainport region and developing new forms of funding for research and innovation.

P.A. (Pierre) Veenman
Directeur Gebiedsontwikkeling


Pierre is responsible for the regional development of the Health Innovation Campus and the campus site management. In addition, Pierre works as manager of Real Estate & Housing Máxima Medical Center. Pierre in his career gained extensive experience in project management of large projects and area developments and was originally an architect.

Other additions to our team:

Staff & Support

  • Moniek Falck, Communications Advisor Health Innovation Campus Development Company B.V.
  • Nicolette Mijsberg, Communications Advisor Máxima Medical Centre

Steering Committee

  • Gerard van Berlo, Board of Directors Máxima Medical Centre
  • Thilo Mohns, Pediatrician-Neonatologist Máxima Medical Centre
  • Roel Aleva, Pulmonologist Máxima Medical Centre
  • Peter Portheine, Director Smarter Life 2020

Advisory Council

  • Nicole Ramakers, Alderman of the municipality of Veldhoven
  • Gerard van Berlo, Board of Directors Máxima Medical Centre
  • Joep Brouwers, Deputy Director Brainport Development
  • Paul Put, Vice-President Philips Research
  • Frans Schmetz, Managing Director High Tech Campus
  • Eric van Schagen, CEO Simac
  • Alphons Wintels, Executive Board Summa College
  • Jan Welmers, Executive Board Fontys University Of Applied Sciences
  • Marc Peels, Senior Director of Facilities Management ASML
  • Peter Portheine, Director Smarter Life 2020
  • Marc Veldhoven, Board of Directors South Care
  • Bart Smolders, Dean Dept. Electrical Engineering TU/e
In addition to the campus and site management team we have a Steering Committee, Advisory Council and an extensive network of experts actively connected to us.