Lydia van der Meulen is a Client Partner at Pedersen & Partners, based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Mrs. van der Meulen brings to the firm two decades of end-to-end Life Sciences Executive Search project management expertise across Western, Central, and Eastern Europe, with occasional work in the USA, India, and China. She draws on an extensive track record gained in senior level international assignments across a broad range of technical and commercial functions in the Pharmaceutical, Medical Technology, and Biotechnology, as well as in the Animal Health and AgriTech sectors. During her career, Mrs. van der Meulen has worked for start-ups, mid-sized organisations and multinationals; publicly listed, privately held, and PE backed.
Prior to joining the Executive Search sector, Mrs. van der Meulen worked in Management Consulting in London and in Private Banking in the Netherlands. Between 1989-1990 Ms. Van der Meulen lived and worked in Kuwait.
In addition to her native Dutch, she speaks fluent English, as well as some German and French.