Laurens is a Visiting Analyst at Calm/Storm with a special interest in Digital Health Startups focusing on Health process innovation, data interoperability and putting the patient at the centre of the product development process and patient journey. He is deeply convinced that contributing towards better healthcare systems contributes directly towards a healthier, more sustainable and democratic society. Laurens has a Bachelor of Arts in Classical Cello Solo Performance and is currently finishing his MSc in International Studies. Before joining Calm/Storm he worked at a MedTech/BioTech Venture builder, focusing on Health Tech Hardware Startups, then joined a Hybrid Care Startup as Founder Associate as the first employee gaining great insights into building an early-stage health tech team and Startup from scratch. In his free time Laurens is working on his own Digital Health project, loves music (he has a knack for Dvorak and Shostakovich symphonies), trains Krav Maga and enjoys walking near Lisbon’s Tejo River at night.