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Peter van der Velden, Lumira Capital

Peter is the managing general partner of Lumira Capital, Canada’s largest and most active dedicated healthcare venture capital investor. For the past 28 years, Peter has been deeply engaged in Canada’s innovation ecosystem as an operator, investor, service provider and mentor. He is a very active volunteer, a frequent lecturer and is on the board of a number of not-for-profits including the Canadian Venture and Private Equity Association. In 2014, Peter was appointed to the Government of Ontario’s, Ontario Health Innovation Council. He holds degrees from the Schulich School of Business, MBA finance and policy, and Queen’s University, MSc in pathology and BSc in honours life sciences.