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.

Our knowledge, skills, experience and dedication to excellence provide clients with the comfort that they are partnering with a global leader in quality and service.

Bruno Bagnouls, Managing Director TMF Luxembourg and Global Head of Alternative Investments
Bruno Bagnouls
Bruno joined TMF Group in December 2015 and is also a member of the TMF Group senior leadership team. Within this role, Bruno leads the execution of TMF Group’s strategy for private equity, real estate and structured finance services at group level and is responsible for the strategic development, product development, relationship management and commercial efforts of the alternative investment service line. As of October 2016, Bruno also holds the position of Managing Director for the Luxembourg office. After 15 years, Bruno joined TMF Group from Alter Domus and has extensive experience in the implementation, management, accounting and administration of private equity and real estate entities. Bruno has a degree in Business Studies from IPAG (Ecole supérieure de commerce) in Paris and in French Accounting (D.E.C.F, Diplôme d'Etudes Comptables et Financières).

Patrick van Denzen, Chief Operating Officer, Luxembourg
Patrick van Denzen, Chief Operating Officer, LuxembourgPatrick holds the position of Chief Operating Officer in Luxembourg. Patrick joined the company in 1997 and, in this time, has held various positions, including Deputy Managing Director and Director Client Services, heading up the accounting department within the Luxembourg office. He also worked in the Netherlands office for one year and upon returning to the Luxembourg office, headed up a team of legal professionals. Patrick holds a Bachelor of Economics and speaks Dutch, English and German.
 

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, Director Real Estate Investment Services
Daan den Boer, Director Real Estate Investment ServicesBased in Luxembourg, Daan den Boer is Director Real Estate Investment Services 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.

Jack Mudde, Deputy Managing Director
Jack Mudde, Deputy Managing DirectorJack holds the position of Deputy Managing Director at TMF Group in Luxembourg, where he is a member of the management team and a CSSF approved directeur en charge de la gestion journalière. Jack is overall responsible for the legal and compliance department as well as the tax compliance department. Prior to joining TMF Group, Jack worked with Amaco (now SGG) in the Netherlands and Curaçao, Brunel and PwC. Fluent in Dutch, English and Spanish, he holds a master’s degree in law (LL.M) from the Erasmus University of Rotterdam, a post-graduate European master’s degree in law and economics (LL.M) from the universities of Hamburg, Ghent and Manchester and a bachelor’s degree in accounting (B Ec). He is a CAMS Graduate by ACAMS.

Christiaan van Arkel, Director Client Services
Christiaan van Arkel, Director Client ServicesChristiaan joined TMF Group in 2008 and currently holds the position of Director Client Services. The unit is comprised of three teams - two client administration and one legal - looking after a portfolio of private clients, private equity firms and multinationals. In addition to the day-to-day management of the client servicing teams, Christiaan also works to develop close working relationships with clients, their representatives and external tax, audit and legal firms. Fluent in Dutch and English, he has worked in the financial services industry for more than 15 years, in various positions in Curaçao, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. His experience is focused on international management and corporate and accounting services for holding, financing, license and royalty companies.

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.

 

 
Jan Lubawinski, Managing Director of TMF Fund Services (Luxembourg) S.A.
Jan Lubawinski, Managing Director of TMF Fund Services (Luxembourg) S.A.As Managing Director of TMF Group’s Luxembourg-based fund services operations, Jan oversees the private equity and real estate (PERE) service line for the funds business, and is instrumental in the design and implementation of an AIFMD-compliant fund platform dedicated to the PERE market. Life before TMF Group (2012) saw Jan working with KPMG for ten years as an auditor. Jan holds a masters degree from the University of Trier. He is fluent in German and English.

 

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