Niels is a financial professional with over 20 years’ experience.

After starting his career as an internal auditor for ING Bank N.V. in his native Holland, he soon transitioned into hedge fund administration, working for some of the largest administration companies in the industry.

Working through the ranks and holding various positions – including Director of Accounting for Citco Fund Services (USA), Inc. in New York and Vice President of Alternative Investment Services for Deutsche Bank AG California – Niels arrived in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) working for a local finance company, with a mandate to reorganise their administration business and expand their market share.

Managing to turn around the company within 18 months, he remained with them until forced to leave by the impact of the devastating hurricane Irma. Upon his return to the BVI, Niels joined Martin Kenney & Co. as a Financial Analyst in June 2019.

Niels holds a bachelor’s degree in Management, Economics and Law and is fluent in Dutch, English, German and Portuguese.