Raoul started as Senior Company Lawyer for Utrecht Holdings and Utrecht University in 2001 and works full time for Utrecht Holdings since 2009.
Over the years, he specialized further in intellectual property rights, out licensing, deal making and starting spin offs. After his experience as co-negotiator on behalf of academia in Public Private Partnerships such as CTMM, BMM and Castellum, he negotiated collaboration agreements with the industry for the Utrecht University. Beside legal activities, he is also involved in commercialization of IPR, e.g. in the field of software, medical devices and life sciences since 2006. Meanwhile he acts as investment manager for several start-ups. Additionally, Raoul is supervisory board member of the Universitaire Landbouwhuisdierenpraktijk BV and (co)creator of in house courses.