Wim has worked across all areas of the private funds industry, specialising in Real Estate and Private Equity. He is recognised internationally as a leading professional in the industry with a proven track record supporting business and market growth.
Wim has more than 25 years’ relevant experience. He started his career in Belgium at a Private Equity firm in 1988, working in mergers and acquisitions for five years. He then continued his career as attorney-at-law for nearly a decade, working with Private Equity and Real Estate clients.
In 2006, Wim joined TMF in Luxembourg, where he oversaw the Private Equity and Real Estate team.
In 2010, Wim joined one of the world’s leading fund administration and corporate services providers as Managing Director of the firm’s Luxembourg office. During his tenure, he was instrumental in growing the firm’s fund administration business in the jurisdiction, making it one of the leading fund administrators in Luxembourg.
Wim joined ZEDRA as our Global Head of Funds in 2020, working from our Luxembourg office.
Passionate about education, knowledge-sharing and professional development, Wim has held several lecturing and teaching posts alongside his professional roles, including at the Syntra Belgian Business School. Today, Wim regularly lectures at the University of Luxembourg’s Wealth Management Master program, where he is the professor for “Estate Planning”.
Wim is a full member of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Planning), and has served as a Board Member of STEP’s Benelux branch. He is also a founding Board Member of the International Business Structuring Association (‘IBSA’). Wim is a member of Global Law Experts (‘GLE’) in which he is nominated a Corporate & Fund Law Expert for Luxembourg, alongside his membership of Global Advisory Experts (‘GAE’) where he is nominated as Corporate Finance Advisor.
Wim holds joint Luxembourgish and Belgian nationality. He graduated from The University of Leuven and trained at the Belgium Bar.
ZEDRA is an international provider of Global Expansion, Active Wealth and Fund solutions.
Our experienced teams deliver tailored sophisticated solutions to our clients who include high net worth individuals and families seeking diversified active-wealth solutions, alongside companies of all sizes, asset managers and their investors.
Its dedicated Funds team helps fund sponsors achieve the highest and best use of their time and resources. In our model, you focus on optimizing investment objectives as we deliver best in class fund administration and technologies. This ensures your investors get the timely, accurate, and transparent reporting they expect.
We are a global independent fund administrator, offering sponsors best-in-class combination of people, process and technology, enabling GPs to most effectively manage their operations infrastructure, financial reporting and investor communications.
We additionally offer the full range of capital markets services solutions to banks, financial institutions as well as large and mid-size corporate arrangers,
ZEDRA inherited solid foundation combined with innovative thinking has allowed us to grow rapidly in a competitive marketplace to a team of 585 industry experts across 15 countries spanning Asia, Oceania, the Americas and Europe.