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Reinout Goedvolk

Senior PartnerAmsterdam

Advises life sciences companies, including biopharma, medtech, and private equity and venture capital investors; offers support on growth, R&D, digital strategy, M&A, business development and transformations

Reinout is a senior partner in our Amsterdam office and also serves as the managing partner for McKinsey’s work across Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands.

He leads the firm’s growth-acceleration services for life sciences companies and advises on strategy, business development, M&A, digital and advanced analytics transformations, R&D, turnaround, and restructuring.

Examples of his recent client work include the following:

  • developing the portfolio strategy and restructuring of the R&D footprint alongside the launch of several new initiatives and research areas for a pharmaceutical company
  • designing the strategy and go-to-market approach for the launch of a key biologic product for a global biotechnology company
  • conducting a commercial-organization transformation, which included in-depth customer analytics, development of the regional business-planning process, and local commercial strategies
  • implementing a turnaround strategy for a leading medical technology company
  • supporting range or private equity and venture capital investors on portfolio strategy and transactions

Reinout is fluent in Dutch, English, and German, and conversant in French.

Published work

A ‘gold standard’ in brand growth for Japan’s pharmaceutical market,” McKinsey & Company, September 2020


Leiden University
LLM, international business, trade, and tax law