Executive Committee

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FREDERIK VAN TUYLL
Chief executive officer

Frederik has been chief executive officer of TMF Group since March 2015, having previously held the position of chief operating officer since June 2011. He joined Equity Trust in 1994 and was centrally involved in the company’s expansion, both organically and through acquisitions, playing a vital role in its development and success. He served as CEO of Equity Trust’s Asia Pacific region, and subsequently as Deputy CEO at a global level, before being appointed as CEO in September 2009. Frederik has an extensive background in international financial and business planning, spanning more than 20 years.

GORDON STUART
Chief financial officer

Gordon was appointed Chief financial officer of TMF Group in April 2012. He brings significant business services experience, and has worked in both private equity backed and publicly quoted businesses. Most recently, Gordon was chief financial officer and head of offshore operations at Alexander Mann Solutions, the global leader in recruitment process outsourcing. His previous roles have included group finance director at Xansa plc and London Bridge Software Holdings plc. Gordon was also a non-executive director and chair of the Audit Committee of Sepura plc from July 2013 to May 2017 and Intec Telecom Systems plc from 2006-2009. Gordon was previously a management consultant at McKinsey & Co. Gordon holds a BSc in Metallurgy from Strathclyde University.

DAN KRAGT
Chief operating officer

Dan was appointed chief operating officer in January 2015 having previously been head of EMEA from July 2011 and regional director for Western Europe from 2010 to 2011. Before joining TMF Group, Dan was a partner at Barcelona-based International Corporate Management Expertise, s.l., which was acquired by TMF Group in 1998. Dan holds a degree in Business Administration from Nijenrode (The Netherlands School of Business) and also holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Georgetown University and a postgraduate degree in International Tax Law from the University of Barcelona.

DEBORAH WILLIAMS
Global head of service lines

Deborah joined TMF Group in May 2013 as global head of HR and Payroll and has held the position of TMF Group global head of service lines since December 2016. From 2011 to 2013, Deborah was global payroll director at CGI where she managed its outsourced payroll business and professional services teams. Deborah holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Management and Technology from the University of Manchester.

PAUL MCAVOY
Global head of HR

Paul joined TMF Group in May 2016, having previously held the post of VP global talent management at IHS. Prior to that, he held senior level roles at Equant, NatWest Markets, Anderson Consulting and Mobil Oil Company. Paul holds a degree in Social Science and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA), both from Queen’s University, Belfast.

JONATHAN JAMES
Chief information officer

Jonathan joined TMF Group in October 2011. Prior to joining TMF Group, Jonathan was the global head of regulatory IT at Barclays Bank. From 2006 to 2008, Jonathan was the global head of client data IT at UBS and was Accenture’s UK financial services capability lead for information management from 1998 to 2006. Jonathan holds a BSc degree in Economics and Politics from Bristol University.

JOYCE WINNUBST
General counsel/head group legal, compliance and risk management

Joyce joined TMF Group in September 2006 as General Counsel. Prior to joining TMF Group, Joyce was legal counsel at TNT N.V. Joyce practiced law in private practice at Allen & Overy from 1998 to 2005. She participated in the postgraduate Erasmus Programme in Law Economics at the University of Ghent, Madrid and Hamburg and graduated from Utrecht University in 1997 with a degree in Law (specialising in civil law, business law, law and economics).

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