About us

To the top, together

We work together with our clients, in order to obtain their goals. We work as a team to reach to the top. Progress is an independent consultancy company with customers in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries and in the healthcare sector. We operate internationally, supplying project management, engineering, CMC, validation Lean/OPex and quality assurance services.


Progress was founded in 1999 by Paul Linssen. At that time, Paul had fifteen years’ experience in various pharmaceutical production companies and saw potential for a consultancy company in this sector. Under his leadership, the company grew steadily to become a company comprising over 58 professionals. 


It is our mission to support the Life Science Industry, in the interest of patients, in bringing innovative, effective, safe and affordable medicines to the market. In other words, the interests of the patient are paramount and by supporting our customers we realize our mission.


Our vision is to excel in supporting our clients with reaching their goals. With our broad knowledge and experience, coupled with a practical attitude, perseverance and flexibility, we strive for high-quality services and projects and high-quality and multidisciplinary advice. That is why the continuous training, motivation, stimulation and challenge of our employees is our top priority.


The interaction between qualified and motivated staff, supported by a solid Management Team, is the core strength of Progress. Together, they constantly keep their knowledge and skills up to date.


Quality is vital for Progress. In December 2008, Progress obtained its ISO 9001 certification. Regular project evaluations are conducted, enabling us to guarantee the high quality of our services and projects. In case our employees are working on projects at the client’s site, obviously, the client’s quality system is leading.


Progress is a private limited company. All shares are owned by the founder, Paul Linssen and Senior Employees of the company.

Our management team

Our team