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Mark Weil

Chief Executive Officer 

Joined 2018

Mark Weil joined TMF Group as CEO in 2018. He is responsible for setting and executing the strategic direction for the company, building and overseeing the Executive Committee, and supporting TMF Group’s 10,000 colleagues to work in alignment with the company's values. He is passionate about colleague engagement and wellbeing, flawless service for clients and innovating TMF Group’s products and processes. As CEO, Mark chairs the management board.

Prior to joining TMF Group, Mark was with the Marsh McLennan Group for 25 years, holding senior leadership positions at Marsh and Oliver Wyman.

Mark graduated from Cambridge University with a degree in Engineering.

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Patrick De Graaf

Chief Financial Officer 

Joined 2019 

Patrick joined the board of TMF Group in April 2019 as Chief Financial Officer and, with the CEO, is a member of the Management Board. Before joining TMF Group he worked at KPMG for around 20 years in their M&A practice and held a number of senior positions, most recently that of CFO for KPMG Netherlands. He has a strong track record in finance management, with in-depth experience of deal finance support, operations, and risk and quality management.

He holds degrees in Business Administration and Accountancy. He attended INSEAD (the Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires business school) and the International Institute for Management Development.

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Angelica Thijssen

Chief HR Officer

Joined 2019

Angelica came to TMF Group after six years as Chief HR Officer at Intertrust Group. This followed eight years as Global Head of Talent Management, Merchant Banking at Fortis Bank. Before specialising in HR, she held senior positions in the finance industry, working for MeesPierson and ING Bank.

She supports the CEO, the Executive Committee and the wider organisation in focusing on attracting, developing and engaging our talent, building the corporate culture and in driving corporate social responsibility.

Angelica holds a Master’s in Law from Maastricht University, an MSc (Economics) from the London School of Economics and a Certification in Corporate Governance from INSEAD.

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Daniel Max

Head of Global Solutions

Joined 2018

Daniel is responsible for the services that TMF Group offers to its corporate, financial services and private clients. He leads the development of services, ensuring that TMF Group remains at the cutting edge when it comes to delivering compliance services to clients. He is widely involved with the numerous processes that optimise performance on our largest global accounts.

Previously, Daniel led Marsh's international client advisory services and its UK private equity practice. He has built a strong track record, delivering data, advisory and process solutions to corporate and financial services clients around the world.

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Frank Welman

Head of EMEA

Rejoined 2019

Frank began heading up the newly created International Region after a period with Intertrust where he was Managing Director, Luxembourg and a member of the Executive Committee. His extensive experience includes roles at BDO and MeesPierson Trust. 

He was TMF Group’s Head of Benelux from 2011 to 2015. 

Frank’s career in the trust sector has focused on efficiency improvement, revenue growth and EBITDA margins.

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Jan Willem van Drimmelen

Chief Commercial Officer

Joined 2020

In his current role, which he has held since June 2021, Jan Willem is responsible for global functions that include sales, marketing, sales operations, commercial transformation and strategic partnerships.

Before joining TMF Group, Jan Willem held numerous leadership roles during 12 years at Intertrust Group. He went on to establish Create Capital Partners, a private equity firm in Amsterdam, with Intertrust’s former CEO.

Prior to 2007 he worked in structured products at merchant bank Kempen & Co and as an international tax attorney with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

He has a Tax Law master’s degree from the University of Leiden and is on the board of the Netherland-America Foundation.

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Lisa Wilcox

Head of North America

Joined 2017

Lisa is responsible for the strategic growth of the North America region. She is passionate about clients and people, and the diversity of solutions and opportunities within this growing market.

Before joining TMF Group in 2017, Lisa had a long-standing career at Scotiabank, both within Canada and internationally. She joined TMF Group as Country Leader for Canada, before becoming Global Head of Entity Management and then Market Head for North America.

Lisa has a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the University of British Columbia, a LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School and is a holder of the Trust and Estate Practitioner designation from STEP.

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Monica Vera

Head of Latin America

Joined 2019

Monica has dedicated her career to business transformation in several industries across Canada and Latin America.

Before joining TMF Group in 2019, she held roles at PwC, Deloitte and IBM, latterly as vice president and partner for IBM Mexico. She joined TMF Group to head its Mexico business, before becoming Market Head for North Latam, then Head of Latin America.

Monica holds a public accounting licentiate degree from Universidad Católica Andres Bello, a Bachelor of Science degree from Syracuse University and a humanistic studies master’s degree from Universidad Virtual Tecnológico de Monterrey.

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Russell Sheldon

Chief Operations and Technology Officer 

Joined 2019

Russell leads TMF Group’s delivery globally, including day-to-day client service, along with the operational and digital transformation of all services. His wider remit encompasses executive responsibility for strategy, architecture and management of all technology and platforms globally, as well as cyber security.

Prior to TMF Group, Russell held senior positions at NGA Human Resources, Axiom, Hewitt Associates and PwC.

He has a proven track record leading global teams, client delivery and technology-enabled operational change to overcome complex business challenges, reposition organisational capabilities and maximise market opportunities.

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Severine Canova

Head of Risk and Compliance

Joined 2018

Severine joined the TMF Luxembourg management team in December 2018. She went on to become Executive Director, leading the governance setup for the Luxembourg market. Her primary focus was risk management, combined with championing organisational compliance.

In her current role Severine is responsible for ensuring we know our clients to protect them and TMF Group, managing risk to ensure the permanence of our business, and managing relationships with authorities and regulators.

Prior to joining TMF Group, Severine spent 18 years with Citco Group in Luxembourg and France, where she rose to become Managing Director of the Luxembourg Corporate and Trust business.

Severine holds a Master of Business Law from Strasbourg University Robert Schuman.

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Shagun Kumar

Head of APAC

Joined 2015

Shagun joined TMF Group as India Managing Director before leading the Southeast Asia region.

Unlocking APAC’s rapid growth potential across all service areas, with particularly strong opportunities in funds, capital markets and private wealth, is a target in his role. He manages strategic client relationships and his people focus is demonstrated by external positive working culture recognition across the jurisdictions.

Prior to joining TMF Group, Shagun’s career spanned consulting and functional finance, including positions at Arthur Andersen, General Electric, Microsoft and Grant Thornton. He sits on multiple multinational boards as an independent director. He is a Six Sigma black belt, a qualified chartered account and has degrees in commerce and bartending.