Meet the Luxembourg team

We aim to build trusted, long-term relationships with our corporate clients and their advisors; experience, expertise, integrity, discipline and prudence underpin our success.

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Robert Jan Schol, Global Senior Director, Alternative Investments

Robert Jan Schol, Member of the Executive CommitteeRobert Jan is responsible for the overall performance of several business lines, including their strategic development and commercial distribution. He joined TMF Group in 2005 and, amongst other roles, served as Regional Director for the Benelux region and Managing Director in Luxembourg, before taking on his current role in 2016. Life before TMF Group included responsibility for a number of subsidiaries of ABN AMRO Bank in various locations outside the Netherlands including Hong Kong, Antilles, Jersey (C.I.) and Luxembourg. He holds a Master of Dutch Corporate Law from the University of Amsterdam and serves on the board of a number of international real estate and private equity investment fund vehicles.

Matthias Pelzer, Senior Director Alternative Investments
Matthias PelzerMatthias, based in Luxembourg, joined TMF Group in January 2017. As a Senior Director Alternative Investments Matthias is responsible for developing TMF Group’s Alternative Investments service offering for funds and corporate entities both locally, and at a global level. Before joining TMF Matthias held more than 15 years different Senior positions with Companies like Intertrust Group, Allianz Global Investors, LRI Invest and European Fund Administration within the Luxembourg financial sector. He has an extensive knowledge in alternative assets and investment funds and will be bringing his experience to our clients based in Luxembourg and across the globe. Matthias is a native German speaker with fluency in English.

Daan den Boer, Senior Director Private Equity & Real Estate

Daan den Boer, Director Real Estate Investment ServicesBased in Luxembourg, Daan den Boer is Senior Director Private Equity & Real Estate at TMF Group, where he manages the global relationships with some of TMF Group’s largest real estate clients, while also driving global business development (with a focus on the PERE industry). Before joining TMF Group, Daan worked with companies such as MeesPierson, Thomas Cook, Robeco, Intertrust and Equity Trust, gaining in-depth knowledge of the investment management industry (with a focus on private equity and real estate). Daan holds a Master of Law from the University of Utrecht and is a native Dutch speaker with fluency in English and French and a good working knowledge of German.

Ramón van Heusden, Head of Client Services

Ramón van Heusden, Head of Client ServicesRamón joined TMF Group in June 2017 as Head of Client Services and member of the management team. Ramón has a 25 year track record in financial reporting, management and administration within international real estate and private equity asset managers and service providers in the Netherlands, Monaco and Luxembourg. Before joining TMF, he spent seven years as Managing Director at Citco Luxembourg. Ramón holds a Bachelor degree in Business Economics at HEAO-Arnhem, the Netherlands and an MBA from CERAM, Sophia Antipolis, France. He is a native Dutch speaker with fluency in English, German and French.

Fabrice Mas, Director Client Services

Fabrice Mas, Director Client ServicesFabrice holds the position of Director Client Services at TMF Group in Luxembourg, responsible for real estate and private equity clients. Prior to joining TMF Group in 2008, Fabrice worked as an audit manager with KPMG Luxembourg where he was responsible for leading audit engagements of real estate and private equity clients as well as investment funds. He holds a master’s degree in finance and management from Reims Management School and speaks French and English.


Fabrice Rota, Director Client Services

Fabrice Rota, Director Client ServicesFabrice holds the position of Director Client Services at TMF Group in Luxembourg where he is responsible for managing a portfolio of private equity clients and structured finance services. Prior to joining TMF Group in 2013, Fabrice worked in the financial services industry and provided banking, corporate and secretarial services for small and middle capitalisation companies while working for an Italian bank based in Luxembourg. He holds a master’s degree in international trade from the University of Metz and speaks French, English and Italian.

Gwenaëlle Cousin, Director Client Services
Gwenaëlle Cousin, Director Client ServicesAs Director Client Services, Gwenaëlle is responsible for managing a portfolio of mainly private equity clients and multinationals. Prior to joining TMF Group she worked as a manager with Deloitte in Luxembourg where she gathered extensive experience in audit and corporate finance. Gwenaëlle holds a masters in finance and management from Nantes Graduate School of Management - ESCNA/AUDENCIA (France) and speaks French and English.


Gérald Welvaert, Director Client Services

Gérald Welvaert, Director Client ServicesGérald holds the position of Director Client Services at TMF Group in Luxembourg, responsible for real estate and international corporate structuring services. Prior to joining TMF Group in 2006, Gérald worked as a Manager Deal Accountant at a private equity real estate fund. He is fluent in French and English and holds a degree in commercial and financial sciences from ICHEC in Brussels and a Master of Fiscal Management from Solvay Brussels School – ULB.



Atif Kamal, Director Client Services, Capital Markets Services

Atif Kamal, Director Client Services, Capital Markets ServicesAtif is Director Client Services (“DCS”), Capital Markets Services in TMF Luxembourg Office. Atif started his career in 2001 in Audit and Financial Advisory Department of KPMG Pakistan and later joined Deloitte Ireland. He has also worked for TMF Dublin (Ireland) supervising portfolio of various structured finance vehicles including CLO/CDO, CMBS/RMBS, receivables, leasing, life settlements vehicles. During his tenure with TMF Dublin he was member of various boards, including holding companies, structured finance vehicles, leasing structures and operational trading companies. Atif is a Fellow Member (FCA) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP).

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