Joost Heeremans (40, Dutch) joined Gilde in 2017 and is based in the Utrecht office. Joost is responsible for Gilde's Portfolio Enhancement Program (PEP) through which he is actively involved in many of Gilde's investments. Previously, Joost worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company (Singapore and Amsterdam) and Booz & Company (Amsterdam). Before his consulting career Joost worked as a Reservoir Engineer for Shell in the Netherlands.

Joost has an MBA from INSEAD and an MSc degree in Petroleum Engineering from Delft University of Technology.