Joep Bruins joined ING trust in 2005 combining the roles of CFO of ING Trust with the role of CFO of the ING International Private Banking business line. Prior to this Joep held various finance and audit positions mainly in the financial services industry. Within OrangeField Joep combined his role of CFO with various other responsibilities, amongst others the position of Managing Director of the Luxembourg office and Director of the client accounting teams in the Dutch office. Joep initiated the management buy out from ING Group together with Floris Nijland in 2006. After the divestment from ING Group and subsequent rebranding to OrangeField Joep was appointed Managing Director of OFT Holding followed by the appointment as Group CEO by the end of 2008. Joep holds a Master of Science degree in industrial engineering and management science from Eindhoven Technical University and an Executive Master degree in Finance and Controlling from Erasmus University Rotterdam.
Martijn Leenaers is a qualified Chartered Accountant with a background in auditing of financial service companies and real estate companies with the Big4 in The Netherlands. After leaving the public profession in 2008 Martijn continued his career as CFO of the European business of a global Real Estate firm that also had a Trust License from the Dutch Central Bank. Martijn combined the CFO role with directorships in the operating companies focused on Real Estate Management services, Trust Services and the Baltic offices in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. He joined Orangefield in May 2011 as CFO. He is responsible for Financial Management and IT. Martijn also holds a Master in Real Estate at the Amsterdam School of Real Estate.
Guido Wagenaar joined Orangefield Group in 2012 as Global Head of Business Development. His objectives at Orangefield Group include shaping the company's long-term business development goals and strategy and to supervise and support the firm's commercial directors. Guido has over a decade of management and business development experience in the international financial service industry for a major financial institution. Since 2001, he has managed third-party assets across a broad range of sectors and geographic areas for private equity firms, hedge funds, banks, international corporations, sovereign wealth funds and high net worth individuals. Guido holds a LL.M Master of Law degree from the University of Amsterdam.
Frederik Bernoski joined Orangefield 1 January 2011 as general counsel. In this role Frederik is responsible for inter alia corporate housekeeping, legal documentation, M&A and risk and compliance. Frederik started his career as a lawyer with NautaDutilh where he specialized in structured finance transactions in the Amsterdam and the New York office of NautaDutilh. After 6 years with NautaDutilh Frederik became a business developer with Intertrust in New York and senior relationship manager in Amsterdam. During his time with Intertrust Frederik focused mainly on structured finance transactions with Latin American clients and securitization transactions in the Netherlands. Frederik hold a LL.M Master in Laws from the Rotterdam Erasmus University.
Leonie Jongsma, Managing Director of our Amsterdam office, holds master degrees in Netherlands' and International Law, from the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. After her graduation, Leonie started her career as Corporate Lawyer of Intra Beheer, the trust company of Baker & McKenzie Amsterdam, in 1992. In 2001, Intra Beheer was merged into ING Trust where Leonie became Manager Business Department and was responsible for the legal merger of the two Dutch legal entities. In the following years Leonie dedicated a lot of her time to the amalgamation of two different cultures, two different client bases and two different methods of working which ultimately resulted in the transition of one well-balanced organization into Orangefield Trust in 2007. In 2003, Leonie also extended her legal expertise to Tax Law through a master degree from the University of Tilburg, the Netherlands. Leonie was appointed Managing Director of the Amsterdam office in 2008.