Kitesurfer

Our return in humanity


    Paimun Amini

    Paimun Amini

    Senior Director of Venture Investments Agriculture

    Nataša Baždarević

    Nataša Baždarević

    Administrative Support Brand & Community Engagement

    Denise Boehme

    Denise Boehme

    Director Portfolio Strategy & Reporting

    Rakhshita Dhar

    Rakhshita Dhar

    Senior Director of Venture Investments Health

    Ruzha Draganova

    Ruzha Draganova

    HR Business Partner

    Juergen Eckhardt

    Juergen Eckhardt

    EVP and Head of Leaps by Bayer

    Doerte Fiebiger

    Doerte Fiebiger

    Brand & Community Engagement Support

    André Guillaume

    André Guillaume

    VP / Head of Brand & Community Engagement

    Lucio Iannone

    Lucio Iannone

    VP of Venture Investments Health

    Ingo Kloeckner

    Ingo Kloeckner

    Head of Portfolio Strategy & Reporting

    PeiSze Ng

    PeiSze Ng

    Director of Venture Investments

    Derek Norman

    Derek Norman

    VP of Venture Investments Agriculture

    Alev Oezmen

    Alev Oezmen

    Portfolio Strategy & Reporting Support

    Sara Olson

    Sara Olson

    Senior Director of Venture Investments Agriculture

    Billie Othman

    Billie Othman

    Executive Assistant

    Kira Peikoff

    Kira Peikoff

    Deputy Director Communications

    Neele Piekarz

    Neele Piekarz

    Brand & Community Engagement Associate

    Fabio Pucci

    Fabio Pucci

    Senior Director of Venture Investments Health

    Karyn Riegel

    Karyn Riegel

    Deputy Director of Brand & Community Engagement

    Nicki Saee

    Nicki Saee

    Brand & Community Engagement Associate

    Pamela Sisson

    Pamela Sisson

    Head of Legal

    Ryan D. Teksten

    Ryan D. Teksten

    Senior Director of Venture Investments Agriculture

Meet the team behind Leaps

The Leaps team brings together a diverse group of individuals with expertise in biotech, healthcare, agriculture, investment, and communication. With geographical hubs in Berlin and Boston, as well as team members in the Bay Area, Basel, Singapore, and beyond, we all strive to achieve our common goal: to drive breakthroughs in life sciences that could fundamentally change the world for the better.

Meet the team