About Hawksford - 27 February 2019

Hawksford appoints global corporate business development director

Hawksford has appointed a business development director with 25 years’ worth of financial services expertise across Asia and Europe.

Jeroen van Zanten will be responsible for building and nurturing relationships with new clients and intermediaries in key global markets.

Based in Amsterdam, Jeroen is a specialist in strategic planning, multi-jurisdiction structuring and product innovation. An expert in developing commercial regulatory services, private equity fund structuring and family wealth planning, he has also led high-profile transformational programmes in the capital markets and corporate services industry.

‘I am looking forward to growing Hawksford’s client base in strategic markets throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia regions. My experience leading international business development for blue chip financial services companies will be pivotal in helping Hawksford to build on its recent impressive growth,’ said Jeroen.

Michel van Leeuwen & Jeroen van Zanten

Hawksford CEO Michel van Leeuwen added: ‘Hawksford has ambitious growth targets and Jeroen will help our business deliver on these. Jeroen has a vast network and is a highly skilled professional who has delivered transformational results in his previous roles. As a company, we have grown considerably in the past year – notably through the acquisition of People & Projects in China – and we now have a real opportunity to offer new and existing clients an impressive and dynamic corporate service across Eastern and Western markets.’

Jeroen has previous experience as global head of trust and corporate services for TMF Group, where he built and led the transformation of the Group’s capital markets proposition. Prior to this he worked globally for Citco for nearly 20 years, including as head of international business development where he was based in Singapore.

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