Jens has long lasting experience in alternative asset management including fund administration and fund management and longtime experience as a lawyer in mergers and acquisitions. His experience of the industry covers several elements, such as legal, corporate governance, implementing fund management, devising investment holding structures, and transaction structuring. He also experience with portfolio and risk management regarding private equity, venture and growth capital, real estate, debt, mezzanine, secondaries, and infrastructure.
During his career, Jens has served as a board member of funds and SPVs and has extensive experience with securitization vehicles, management companies, dedicated private equity funds and fund of funds. Amongst others, he worked for one of the world’s largest service providers in the directorship services department and for two major private equity firms, overseeing different kinds of investments strategies across Europe and the US. He was a portfolio manager for private equity strategies and a member of the board of directors.
Jens is recognized in Luxembourg as an expert for alternative assets and is active in various industry bodies. He holds a master’s degree in law from the University of Cologne, Germany, and an MBA from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT. He also holds an executive doctorate in business administration from the University Jean Moulin in Lyon, France. Jens is fluent in German and English and has basic capability in French and Luxembourgish. He lives in Luxembourg.