Our team

Meet our team

Proxcys Downstream Biosystems is headquartered in Emmen (Netherlands). Our mission is to be a reliable partner, manufacturer, supplier and support organisation.

At this moment the Proxcys team consists of 30 employees.

Marcel Raedts - Proxcys


Marcel Raedts (MSc-BSc) - C.E.O. & President

Founder of Proxcys Downstream Biosystems B.V. in 2003. Primary focus on manufacturing and support of Innovative High Performance Radial Column Technology, Quality DSP solutions and high throughput separation.


Finance / HR

Els Franssen (BSc) - Chief Financial Officer

Els is responsible for finance and is your main contact for queries about accounting related matters. She is also responsible for all things worker-related.


Operations Purchasing

Rob Mulder - Chief Operating Officer

Rob runs the company on a day-to-day basis, will interact with suppliers and will overview planning and execution of manufacturing


Management Assistant

Joke Hindriks- Management Assistant

Joke will most likely be your first contact at Proxcys, she will guide you to the right person or department



Anita Oosterveld-Janssen - Technical Sales Engineer

Anita is sharing responsibility with Thijs for all sales, they will try to answer your questions immediately or will find the answer within the team.



Thijs Groenewegen - Technical Sales Engineer

Thijs is sharing responsibility with Anita for all sales, they will try to answer your questions immediately or will find the answer within the team.


Marketing & Design

Vera Oosterhof - Multimedia Designer

Vera is responsible for the marketing, communication and the design of promotional materials. She will also support the Sales-team.


Application Support

Bas Stevens - Application Support Engineer

Bas will provide support during trainings and is working behind the scenes to get columns packed the right way or to get the application figured out.


Software Design 

Alan Luth - Software Designer

Alan is the brains behind our unique Companion(TM) software and Alan is your prime contact for reporting queries, bug fixes and new applications. 


Hardware Design 

Erik Schrotenboer - Senior Equipment 3D Designer

Erik is leading the SolidWorks 3D design team, generating the standard or custom designs drawings for manufacturing.



Michel Koch - Quality Assurance Engineer

Michel will be the first point of contact related to the QA and service related queries and Michel will pair-up with Marco.


Technical Support

Marco Venema- Technical Support Engineer (Mech)

Marco's main passion is getting the equipment ready flawless, shiny and will provide support when technical issues are to be solved



Gerard Meijer - Planning Manager

Gerard will be your contact for the purchasing, with a direct link into the Proxcys ERP system. 

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