Daan Bakker



Daan joined Progress in October 2021. He studied environmental engineering (HTS) and holds a Master’s Degree in Sustainable Development (track Energy & Resources). His career in the pharmaceutical industry started in 2011 at Abbott Diagnostics as a quality officer and in 2013 he joined Sanquin Plasma Products (now Prothya Biosolutions) where he worked as a quality engineer on deviation management. Later on he joined the engineering department as a project engineer and worked on commissioning and qualification of equipment and automated systems, upscaling of production processes and process validation.


Daan (1981) lives in Nieuw-Vennep together with his daughter and wife. In his free time he likes to play tennis and padel.


  • Equipment qualification
  • Engineering
  • Process upscaling