Niels is a corporate lawyer with a lot of experience in both the law practice and in business. His focus is on private equity and M&A transactions. He also specializes in the development and management of all sort of participation plans (such as share plans, depositary receipts, option plans, share appreciation rights, long term bonus plans). In addition to excellent legal knowledge, he has a good financial and numerical understanding. Niels likes to work with complicated spreadsheets and models.
He has gained experience at, among others, the international law firm Clifford Chance and Maxeda (previously Vendex KBB), at the time the biggest non-food retailer in the Benelux, where he was Director Legal and also active in the role of Company Secretary and Group Compliance Officer.
Niels graduated in Coporate Law at the Erasmus University Rotterdam and also studied Economics and Informatics.