Mark Bouw
Mark started his career in 1986 practising law in the Netherlands. In 1992, he joined MeesPierson as legal counsel and subsequently fulfilled within MeesPierson – and its acquirer – Fortis various functions in the fields of legal, compliance and external development in the Netherlands and abroad. In 2006, Mark left Fortis to set up Vistra, a trust, fund administration and corporate services provider and was part of the executive management board until 2013. Mark is co-founder of Darwin Depositary Services.

Frank Hand
Frank started his career with EOE Optiebeurs – predecessor of NYSE Euronext – as a compliance officer. Subsequently he was employed by ING Barings and Rabo International and fulfilled roles in, amongst others, risk management. Frank has extensive experience in the securities- and asset management industry. From 2007 – 2013, he was an independent consultant in the areas of risk management, business analysis, operations, investment control and project management. Frank successfully completed the VBA study program and is co-founder of Darwin Depositary Services.

Peter van Schaik
Peter has more than 25 years’ experience in asset management, banking and insurance. He worked for AEGON, Fortis, Kempen & Co and Theodoor Gilissen Bankiers. Peter gained extensive experience in the fields of operations and finance and has a good understanding of risk management and compliance. He has a broad knowledge of the requirements and the obligations arising from the AIFMD and UCITS V legislation, both from an investment manager’s and a depositary’s point of view. Peter studied Business Economics at the School for Economics in The Hague.