Dr. Koen Geurts – Investment Manager
Dr. Koen Geurts joined the HTGF Industrial Tech team in September 2023 as investment manager. Before going into venture capital he worked 15 years in the space industry as engineer and manager, mainly in the space exploration domain. Highlight in these years was his involvement in Rosetta’s comet landing in 2014. Since 2017 Koen was as executive responsible for a business line with 250+ staff in the Earth Observation, Navigation, SatCom and Human and Robotic Exploration domains, where he successfully developed innovative solutions and services in the area of ground segments and operations.
Koen studied mechatronics and aerospace engineering, completed a PhD in space engineering and in 2022 an Executive MBA. He is fluent in Dutch, English, German and Italian.