Meet the Netherlands team

Meet the 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.

Huib de Kanter - Head of Benelux
Huib de Kanter - Head of BeneluxHuib joined TMF Group as Managing Director of our Dutch operations in 2013. Based in Amsterdam, he now holds the position of Head of Benelux, responsible for overseeing overall business growth in the region. Huib’s career spans from working within the insurance industry to roles at ING Group working within the real estate-related structured finance domain, with tasks ranging from marketing, operations, finance and HR, to the construction of data centre facilities. Huib holds a Master of Civil Law from Leiden University and is a native Dutch speaker, fluent in English.

Wolbert Kamphuijs - Head of Client Services
Wolbert Kamphuijs - Head of Client ServicesWith a trust background spanning more than 20 years, Wolbert is Head of Client Services at TMF Netherlands B.V., leading a team of directors responsible for client servicing in the Netherlands. Before the merger between TMF Group and Equity Trust entities in 2011, Wolbert was head of the legal department at Equity Trust’s Amsterdam office. As a deputy managing director, he was also a member of the management board. He holds a Dutch Law (LL.M) degree and is a native Dutch speaker, fluent in English.

Huub Mourits - Global Head of Structured Finance Services
Huub Mourits - Director Client Services, Structured finance servicesHuub currently holds the position of Director Client Services, heading the structured finance team in our Amsterdam office. Huub joined TMF Group in 2001 as (Risk) Controller of the Financial Services division. In this role, Huub implemented risk control mechanisms and guidelines in various areas, including operational risk control tools for securitisation transactions and CDOs. In June 2007, he took on the role of Global Managing Director of TMF Structured Finance Services. Before joining TMF Group, Huub was employed as a Risk Controller at NIB Capital Bank (now NIBC Bank N.V.). Huub holds a Master of Economics and Business Administrator and speaks both Dutch and English.

Arend Doppenberg - Director Client Services
Arend Doppenberg - Director Client ServicesArend joined TMF Group in February 2015 as Director Client Services, having worked as a certified auditor at one of the big four accounting firms for 17 years. Within his current role, Arend is responsible for a team that renders international corporate structuring services to clients which are mainly located in the USA and organisations that are active in oil and gas, real estate and nutrition industries. Arend has extensive experience with auditing and drafting financial statements (under IFRS and Dutch law) and the application of tax regulations such as VAT and income tax. He holds a Master of Business Economics from the Nyenrode University Breukelen and is a Dutch native speaker, fluent in English.

Erik Reijnierse - Director Client Services
Erik Reijnierse - Director Client ServicesWith extensive banking experience in the corporate and financial industries, Erik has been working as Director Client Services since January 2015. He is responsible for a large number of client relationships, serviced by a team of 32 legal and accounting professionals. The clients serviced by his unit are from a wide range of jurisdictions and sectors including real estate, oil and gas and trade and financial institutions. As many clients are based in Turkey, he has a special focus on the Turkish market. Prior to joining TMF Group, Erik spent 17 years working for Citigroup in a variety of roles, including client sales & relationship manager. Erik holds a Master of Business Economics from the Erasmus University Rotterdam and is a Dutch native speaker, fluent in English.

Ilaria De Lucia - Director Client Services
Ilaria De Lucia - Director Client ServicesWith extensive experience in the corporate and financial services industries, Ilaria joined TMF Group in 2002 and currently holds the position of Director Client Services. Since 2011, Ilaria has been responsible for a business unit of 40 legal and accounting professionals. They render mainly international corporate structuring services to clients operating in Southern Europe and Latin America, with a focus on the energy, telecom and transport industries. Before joining TMF Group, Ilaria worked for the Italian Institute for Foreign Trade in Amsterdam. Ilaria graduated cum laude in Corporate Law from the University LUISS Guido Carli – Libera Universita’Internazionale degli Studi Sociali in Rome. She is fluent in Italian, English and Dutch and has a basic knowledge of French.

Philip Rutovitz - Director Client Services, Structured finance services
Philip Rutovitz - Director Client Services, Structured finance services In his role as Director Client Services within the structured finance department, Philip is responsible for the day-to-day, operational management of the department including the management, accounting and compliance of a portfolio of more than 750 client SPVs and foundations in various asset classes. He previously held the role of Global Operations Manager for Structured finance services, working in the Frankfurt office, where he was responsible for the preparation of all multijurisdictional quotes, KPI implementation and monitoring, and the implementation of various IT and other SFS global initiatives. Before joining TMF Group in 2012, Philip ran his own software company specialising in asset management, cash flow/pricing modelling and various securitisation IT projects.

Timo van Rijn - Director Client Services
Timo van Rijn - Director Client ServicesTimo has held the role of Director Client Services since 2011 and currently heads a team of legal and accounting officers and account assistants, with, amongst other areas, a focus on the CIS region. He first joined TMF Group in 1998 as an account manager of a diversified client portfolio with clients in complex, international structures and has held various roles since, including being appointed as Managing Director in 2006, jointly responsible for TMF Group’s Dutch operations in Amsterdam and Rotterdam. Over the years, Timo has acted as both Managing Director and Supervisory Director of client companies, active in various business sectors, such as finance, real estate, retail and aircraft manufacturing and leasing. Timo holds a Master of Dutch Law from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam and is a native Dutch speaker, fluent in English.

Steffen Ruigrok - Director of Investor Compliance & Regulatory Services
Steffen Ruigrok - Director Client Services, Global Business services With more than 20 years’ experience in the business, Steffen took on the role of Director Client Services in September 2014. The role focuses on our global business services in the Netherlands. Steffen’s previous roles within TMF Group include co-managing the Amsterdam structured finance department. Prior to joining TMF Group in 2003, Steffen worked as a M&A advisor, a senior advisor for the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, and also as an auditor at PwC. Steffen holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Nyenrode, a Master in Economics and a Postdoctoral in Accountancy. He is a NBA-certified accountant and is a native Dutch speaker, fluent in English.

Myrthe Görtzen - Client Account Director
Myrthe Görtzen - Director Client ServicesMyrthe has worked at TMF Group for over 10 years and is currently Director Client Services, managing a team of 40 legal and accounting professionals. Myrthe acts as director of approximately 60 Dutch companies and is involved in all legal, accounting and fiscal matters of the companies managed by her team or chaired by her as managing director. With a focus on the oil & gas, real estate and nutrition industries, her fields of expertise are incorporations, mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and refinancing, and sales. She holds degrees in Dutch Civil Law (LL.M), Notarial Law (LL.M) and Fiscal Law (LL.M).In addition to Dutch and English, Myrthe is fluent in Spanish and services many Spanish and Latin American clients.

Hans-Peter Kevenaar - Client Account Director
Hans-Peter Kevenaar - Director Client ServicesHans-Peter has been with TMF Group for the past 14 years and has held the position of Director Client Services since 2012. Based in our Rotterdam office, he is responsible for the International Corporate Structuring team, with a special focus on the Turkish, Russian and Kazakhstan markets. Hans-Peter acts as a managing director at several companies established by clients in a variety of sectors, particularly oil and gas and financial institutions. In total, he has almost 20 years’ experience in the setting-up and management of international structures. Hans-Peter holds a Bachelor of economics from the Hanze University of Applied Sciences in Groningen and is a native Dutch speaker, fluent in English.

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