Niels started as a lawyer at Allen & Overy LLP and thereafter gained operational experience. Among other things, he was involved in the purchase of Saab and supervised various (re)financing projects (both debt and equity). He was involved in turnaround of Saab in Sweden and later in the relaunch of Marlies Dekkers. Niels has a law degree and an MBA from the Rotterdam School of Management.
"I have a lot of respect for entrepreneurs and management teams who have the vision and the courage to build something and it is a great challenge to help those people achieve their goals."