Our team is composed of senior industry experts with years of experience in banking, asset management, advisory and technology. This deep experience helps us understand your challenges and translate them into smart solutions using cutting edge technology.
Together, we can help you identify and solve the challenges your business are facing. From strategic advice, to development and implementation, our mission is to help you grow and progress up to the next level.
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Co-Founder and CEO
With the vision of reinventing digital governance, and making it accessible to everyone, Bert and his twin brother Rob started the company in 2014.
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.
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.
Rob worked as a Chief Technology Officer for 10 years at Tevreden.nl, the largest Dutch online customer satisfaction company.
Together with Bert, they opened Governance.com in 2014 to help companies in their smooth transition to Digital Governance and Digital Transformation with their cutting-edge technology and their expertise in the business.
Georges' expertise lies in understanding and anticipating disruptive trends’ impact on clients' business models.
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 has built up extensive expertise in investment management and structured finance, as well as in capital markets and related regulations and taxation.
He has contributed to a variety of organisations, including ALFI, ILA, and EU Commission.
Ralf has more than 25 years of experience in banking, asset management, life assurance and technology.
With a background in portfolio management, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, risk management and corporate finance, his boardroom experience includes regulator-approved mandates in Luxembourg, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and the British Virgin Islands.
He has been CEO of two Luxembourg-based fund management companies, and CEO of a German-based technology start-up.
Business Development Director
Jesse Thiel has more than 20 years of experience in the tech industry. He is the Business Development Director at Governance.com, focused on building scalable revenue growth at all stages of the customer experience.
Prior to Governance.com, he held various positions in large multi-national companies such as Diligent Corporation and Vodafone, as well as smaller tech firms such as KPN and Ziggo. With a strong experience in managing the full sales cycle (touch to end) in the SaaS domain, Jesse is also responsible for uncovering new sources of revenue growth across EMEA.
Rafael joined Governance.com in 2017 after graduating from the University of Amsterdam's Econometrics program.
Initially employed as a test engineer, he has since moved to the position of Systems Analyst, where he helps the client success team implement technical solutions for the customer.
With his expertise in process design, data visualization, and system administration, among others, he works closely with the development team to provide the best-customized experience within Governance.com.
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 worked as an Operations Manager at Digivotion and held several senior management positions with major companies in the Netherlands.
Head of Development
Niels is the Head of Development of Governance.com.
His main responsibilities are to lead and manage our team of developers in building Governance.com's state-of-the-art, robust and innovative solutions adapted to our clients needs.
With 15 years of experience as a professional software developer, he joined the company since its launch in 2014 as a Lead System Architect and contributed to building it from the ground up.
Senior Solutions Manager
Andreas has more than 20 years experience in the financial services industry.
Experienced in software implementation and operational reorganisations, his experience has been focused on Client Service Management, Custody, Fund Administration, and Alternative Investments, among others.
At Governance.com he is responsible for the solutions as such, working very closely with the development team.
Head of Client Success
Marie joined Governance.com in 2016 after graduating from a business school.
Since then, she has worked in the Client Success Team, first as an implementation manager and now as a team leader.
She carried out numerous implementations of governance for depositaries and asset managers and helps clients make the best of the platform by providing custom-made solutions to fit their needs.
Client Success Manager
Daniel joined Governance.com in 2017. Since then he has managed numerous implementations for depositaries and asset managers.
In his role of Client Success Manager he guides our clients during their digitalisations projects by scoping and executing implementation plans.
Specialised in Digital Transformation implementations, his main responsibilities rely on customising and enhancing our clients digital environments to meet their needs and expectations.
Xinyuan is our Business Analyst in the Client Success Team, with 4 years experience working alongside the compliance and IT project teams of banks and asset managers.
She specializes in business process definition and is responsible for providing technical support to our clients.
Xinyuan is a strong force in the workplace is inspired daily by the new challenges of digitalisation that the financial industry is facing nowadays.