Apr 20, 2021 2:07:06 PM
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Avida's team is a unique combination of high calibre and seasoned professionals, all of whom have leadership and operational experience in the asset management, pensions and insurance industries.
Paul Boerboom founded Avida International in 2006 and has been advising institutional investors and their advisers throughout Europe ever since.
Sally Bridgeland is an actuary with pensions and investment experience as an adviser, trustee and non executive director. Previously, Sally was a pension trustee for both NEST Corporation and the Lloyds Bank pension funds, having previously been Chief Executive Officer of the BP Pension Scheme 2007-14.
Partner, Head Germany
Dorothee Franzen is an international pensions expert and financial economist with two decades of sound experience in commercial and academic research both in the UK and in Germany.
Partner, Head UK
As Managing Director of Avida International, Bart Heenk heads Avida in the UK. Previously, Bart performed a number of senior roles at Cardano, SEI, Citibank/Citigroup and Royal Dutch Shell.
Beatrice Herrmann holds 25+ years of experience in international pension consulting with Mercer, Commerzbank and Allianz Group.
Senior Business Consultant
Working across the German, Dutch and English teams at Avida, Tim has been involved in M&A projects and performed in-depth market studies of the pension fund market in major European countries. Tim graduated from Maastricht University in 2016 with a Masters in Financial Economics.
Partner, Head NL
In two decades working in the pension industry, Peter has built wide knowledge and experience in the areas of asset and risk management that covers the full breadth of the investment organistion, processes and asset categories.
Simone joined Avida in 2014 where she is involved in projects for organisational change and client retention programmes. Simone has a strong pensions industry background having worked with some of its leading players in her career,
Professor Christian Schmitt is Professor of Business Administration at the Hochschule der Bayerischen Wirtschaft (HDBW, Bavarian School of Economics) in Munich. He also advises asset managers and institutional investors on risk management, alternative investments and advanced analytics.
Dongbai Wang holds more than 20 years of financial services sector experience in private markets investment management, asset and wealth management and investment banking with Adams Street Partners, Deutsche Asset Management, UBS Wealth Management and ABN AMRO Bank.
Head of Commercial Development
Patrick Woods has over 25 years in the financial services space with considerable portfolio and fund management expertise.
Advisory Board Member
Stan has over 30 years’ professional and leadership experience in global finance and asset management organisations.
Gordon L. Clark
Advisory Board Member
Professor Gordon L. Clark DSc (Oxon) FBA is the Director of the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment with cross-appointments in the Saïd Business School and the School of Geography and the Environment at Oxford University.
Advisory Board Member
Don Ezra was previously co-chair, global consulting for Russell Investments worldwide. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the World Pension Summit and has also been a fellow of the American Savings Education Council and a lecturer at the Board Effectiveness Program for Pension and Other Long-Horizon Investment Institutions of the Rotman International Centre for Pension Management.
We help asset managers and their institutional clients extract maximum value out of their organisations.
Often our clients are internal asset management divisions of pension funds and insurance companies. In many cases these divisions are (partly) outsourced, depending on factors such as size, complexity and the availability of resources.
We are passionate in supporting our clients to achieve better business results: higher efficiency, higher client retention and satisfaction levels, higher growth through new offerings and new markets, better client interfaces and higher control of outsourced activities.
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