Josefien Knoeff is a Researcher at the Foundation, and member of the research team for the Antimicrobial Resistance Benchmark. Josefien holds a Master of Science degree in Science, Business & Innovation and a Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Amsterdam’s Vrije Universiteit. She has also completed a Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts & Sciences from the University of Amsterdam.
During her studies, Josefien specialised in pharmaceutical and life sciences, focusing her Master’s thesis on selection processes and protocols regarding nano-medicines and nano-similars by pharmacists at Vifor Pharma. While completing her degrees, Josefien conducted biochemical research on new targets for neglected diseases, and business model research at biotech firm UbiQ and in private healthcare clinics in Tanzania. Before joining the Access to Medicine Foundation, Josefien held a support role in the Private Equity team at a specialised European healthcare investment firm.