Tim van Biesen is a partner in Bain & Company's New York office. He leads Bain's global Healthcare practice.
Tim has more than 15 years of management consulting experience in the healthcare sector, advising industry leaders on their biggest opportunities and challenges.
Tim's areas of expertise span the full range of healthcare sub-sectors, including manufacturers, payers, providers and services. He has helped clients to address corporate growth strategy, digital capabilities, R&D strategy, brand sales and marketing strategy, licensing and acquisitions, post-merger integration, manufacturing and supply chain strategy. In addition to his work with corporate clients, Tim supports the firm's advisory work for private equity investors in the healthcare sector.
Tim has published more than 30 papers in peer-reviewed journals including Nature, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science and The Journal of Biological Chemistry. He is an inventor on two patents covering four human genes and has presented his research at International Symposia.
Prior to joining Bain in 2004, Tim acquired more than 10 years of experience as a research scientist.
Tim received his MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University and has a PhD and BSc in Molecular Microbiology from the University of Alberta. He conducted his post-doctoral fellowship at Duke University and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in the laboratory of Dr. Robert J. Lefkowitz, the 2012 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry.
- “Reaching Full Potential in Medtech Services,” Brief, October 2018
- “How Healthy Is Your Growth Strategy? Five Principles to Fight Complexity in Today's Medtech and Biopharma Enterprise,” In Vivo, April 2018, Article
- “Billionaire-led healthcare venture shines light on opaque supply chain, M&A need ,” S&P Global Market Intelligence, February 2018, Healthcare
- “A lot tougher than it looks: Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan Chase's big plan to lower health costs,” CNBC, January 2018, Healthcare
- “A Path to Faster Growth for Healthcare Companies: Eliminate Complexity,” Brief, November 2017