Dr. Dierk Beyer
Co-Founder and Managing Partner at TransAct Advisory Services
Startupbootcamp Digital Health Berlin Mentor
Dierk is a trained chemist and strategy consultant. He joined The Boston Consulting Group, where he worked with clients in the pharmaceuticals and chemicals industry. At BCG his focus was manufacturing networks, business-building, growth and marketing strategies. Prior to this, he developed several products in specialty chemicals whilst working as a scientist at Hoechst and Clariant. Dierk has lived and worked in Germany, USA, Russia, Japan and Portugal. He holds a PhD in Polymer Chemistry from the Max Planck Institute in Mainz in Germany.
In 2008 Dierk co-founded TransAct Advisory Services, a “boutique” advisory firm focused on serving businesses in Life Sciences with Mergers & Acquisitions, Licensing and Financing requirements. He is advising a wide range of small and large Life Sciences and Healthcare IT clients regarding specific M&A topics, but also concerning business growth and business building strategies. Dierk has been serving on the board of various Life Sciences firms and served as a member of the Task Force for the Pharmaceuticals Industry of the Ministry of Health in Germany (BMGS).
Through his past assignments, Dierk has a profound knowledge of the Life Sciences and particularly the Health Care IT sector, covering all aspects from development, to manufacturing, registration, marketing and reimbursement. As a Mentor, Dierk is looking for business ideas where he can leverage his expertise in building sustainable business models, tailored to the specific requirements of the Health Care environment.