Health Access International is an independent Dutch company founded by professionals with extensive international experience in the healthcare sector. Our purpose is to help create accessible and affordable quality healthcare. We share a believe that access to healthcare for all can be improved by applying innovative technology & financing, and implementing effective processes and management. Together with our partners we promote and develop sustainable solutions.
Bart Engels, Managing Partner and co-founder
Bart has more than 25 years experience in international business development, general management, project management and project financing. Before co-founding Health Access International he was General Manager of a tech-services company based in in South Africa and Regional Manager for a turn-key hospital design and construction company. Bart has a degree in Aerospace Engineering and is specialised in the development of healthcare, industrial, and telecom projects with an emphasis on feasibility & market studies, engineering and project management.
Gerbrand van der Linde, Partner and co-founder
Gerbrand has an extensive national and international background in financial and general management. He is CFO of Arts en Zorg, the largest primary healthcare service provider in The Netherlands and Director of Primary Care Caribbean (Dutch Caribbean). Before co-founding Health Access International he worked at PwC and was a senior management member of various companies active in healthcare and the development of healthcare infrastructure. He completed studies at the Erasmus University, Rotterdam, INSEAD Fontainebleau and Harvard Business School. Gerbrand is specialised in feasibility studies, project financing, financial modelling, digital transformation, and public tendering.
Our teams, CV’s and references
For each assignment or project we compose a dedicated team of professional colleagues. Curriculum vitae of our team members are available on request. Examples of current and completed projects and assignments will also be provided on request.
Chairman of the Advisory Board
Amon van den Borg
Amon is CEO of Arts en Zorg, the largest primary health services provider in The Netherlands and has more than 20 years experience managing large international projects and organisations. Together with the Dutch governmental organisation for refugees COA, he developed and implemented a medical referral system for refugees entering The Netherlands.
We are a member of the Task Force Health Care, the Dutch Platform for the Life Sciences and Health Sector (www.tfhc.nl).