Bert is the co-founder and CEO of Governance.com. He has 20 years of experience in banking, financial services and business development. Before launching Governance.com, he held a number of senior positions at ABN AMRO Bank.
In his last position as Senior Vice President / Head of Financial Professionals in Luxembourg, he was responsible for the Investment Fund Depositary, Corporate Clients and Independent Asset Management business lines of the bank.
Bert left the bank in April 2014 to focus on building the business he co-founded. His vision is to reinvent fund governance using technology to make regulatory oversight simple and transparent.
Rob is CTO and co-founder of Governance.com. Being specialised in data management and process automation with vast industrial knowledge, he owned and successfully ran a development company.
He was Chief Technology Officer for 10 years at Tevreden.nl, the largest Dutch online customer satisfaction company.
Rob has not only the capacity to work out solutions, but also to develop them concretely and implement precisely, thanks to his technical expertise.
As COO, Gavin is responsible for optimising the functionality of the business to drive extensive and sustainable growth.
Prior to his appointment, Gavin served as Head of Project Management within Governance.com for three years.
Before joining Governance.com, Gavin served as Operations Manager at Digivotion and held several senior management positions with major companies in the Netherlands.
Georges is Chief Strategist and Board Member at Governance.com. During his 27-year career at KPMG Luxembourg, Georges held numerous positions at both a national and global level, including Managing Partner, Head of Tax and Global Chair of the KPMG Funds Tax Network.
Georges' experience has allowed him to contribute to Governance.com in various matters, including market positioning, acceleration and scale-up, and product strategy.
He has contributed to a variety of professional organisations, including ALFI, ILA, and EU Commission Expert Groups.
Ralf Ferner is a professional non-executive director with more than 25 years of experience in banking, asset management, life assurance and technology. His boardroom experience includes regulator-approved mandates in Luxembourg, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and the British Virgin Islands.
Earlier in his career, Ralf was CEO of two Luxembourg-based fund management companies, and also served as CEO for a German technology start-up.
He has held a number of executive positions in asset servicing, portfolio management and private banking.
Arnold has been in the asset management industry since 1998, working for fund managers and consulting to custodian banks. Prior to banking, he had a short career in fast-moving consumer goods.
Arnold has been a Non-Executive Director in PE, RE and climate change since 2008, as well as an investor, mentor and advisor to many digital businesses.
Since 2015, Arnold has been a Non-Executive and Board Chair of Governance.com. He is a Certified Director from INSEAD and a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.