Mark Weil

Mark Weil

Chief Executive Officer 

Joined 2018

Mark worked as a consultant for two decades, in Europe, North America and Asia.   He became a partner at Oliver Wyman, where he ran the global retail banking practice and latterly the EMEA region.  Following this, he was appointed Marsh’s CEO, UK and Ireland. During his tenure, it became the largest insurance broker in the UK.  He has led work on cyber risk for the UK government.

Mark has a degree in Engineering from Cambridge University.

Patrick De Graaf

Patrick De Graaf

Chief Financial Officer 

Joined 2019 

Previously, Patrick held senior positions at KPMG, 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 and has attended INSEAD and the International Institute for Management Development. 

Russell Sheldon

Russell Sheldon

Chief Operations and Technology Officer 

Joined 2019

Prior to joining TMF Group, Russell was Chief Client Officer at technology solutions firm Sabio. Over 20 years, he has built a strong track record leading innovative operational and technology change in a range of global professional services companies covering all TMF Group’s service lines, including NGA Human Resources, Axiom Law, AON Hewitt and PricewaterhouseCoopers. 

Angelica Thijssen

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 and engaging a talent pool and developing collaborative ways of working.

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.

Nigel Kirkham

Nigel Kirkham

Chief Client Officer 

Joined 2018

Nigel has gained leadership experience with several global businesses,  including KPMG Consulting and Computer Science Corporation and, most recently, Avanade, where he was Global Head of Sales. He has a track record of delivering high sales and revenue growth, demonstrating a very client-centred approach to selling and sales leadership.

Daniel Max

Daniel Max

Head of Global Solutions

Joined 2018

Daniel is responsible for TMF Group’s services for corporate, financial services and private clients.

Previously, he 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.

Paolo Tavolato

Paolo Tavolato

Head of APAC

Joined 2010

Paolo’s first role with TMF Group was to support the merger with Equity Trust. He was appointed Managing Director of TMF Thailand in 2012 and in 2014 became head of the Group’s APAC business.  He is passionate about maximising financial results through a strong focus on teams.

Previously, Paolo worked in large industrial organisations including GE, Rio Tinto and Komatsu. 

He holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Padua and an MBA from the London Business School.

Juraj Gerzeni

Juraj Gerzeni

Head of EMEA

Joined 1997

Appointed to his present role in in 2015, Juraj is responsible for running all facets of the Group’s EMEA regional business in over 40 jurisdictions.  He has held various senior roles, including Country Managing Director and Sub-Regional Director. Juraj has specialised in financial planning, financial analysis, GAAP and VAT. 

He is a graduate of the Economic University in Bratislava and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. 

Frank Welman

Frank Welman

Head of International Region

Rejoined 2019

Frank began heading up the newly created International Region after a period with Intertrust where he was Managing Director, Luxembourg and 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.