Claus is a General Partner at Sunstone Life Science Ventures, where he has been actively involved in building the network and sourcing deal flow for the past 18 years. Prior to Sunstone, Claus spent some years developing medical devices at an international blood diagnostics company which he left to start 4 companies and gained exposure to venture capital through these activities. As a partner at Sunstone, Claus has hands-on experience with building venture capital rounds, initial public offerings (IPOs) in New York and Stockholm, supported private investment in public equity (PIPEs), and worked closely with life science venture funds, bankers and advisories in Europe. In addition to his role at Sunstone, Claus has served as a chairman or board member for over 19 venture capital funded companies, sharing his expertise in strategy execution, technology development, and the European life science ecosystem.
Claus holds a Master’s degree in Civil Chemical Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark and a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Copenhagen and the Humboldt University in Berlin.