Lars de Jonge (40, Dutch) joined Gilde in 2021 and is based in the Utrecht office. Lars is co-responsible for Gilde’s Portfolio Enhancement Program (PEP) through which he is actively involved in many of Gilde's investments. Previously, Lars worked as Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company’s transformation practice in Amsterdam.

Lars has an MBA from INSEAD (France/Singapore) and an MSc degree in Systems Engineering, Policy Analysis & Management from Delft University of Technology (Netherlands).