our dedicated team

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Katalin Gallyas

Managing Director

Katalin is an experienced fund placement agent for AIF funds. 15+ years of fundraising experience and a strong background in closing deals. Rich network in Private Equity (VC’s, growth, debt venture funds and LP’s, HNWI’s, FoF’s, Family offices). Proud of making c*funds happen, managing the fund sales processes and the daily tasks of managing this energetic team.

Motto: Large tickets. Fast progress. A fascination for funds of funds.

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Frans Jooste

LP Manager and Financial Director

After 7 years in private banking and investment management, Frans brings a strong financial background, as well as a commercial and proactive approach to deal-making; There is always a deal to be done, you just need to bring the right people together. This way of thinking will serve our GPs well, as he looks to grow and strengthen our LP base to facilitate better matchmaking and faster placements.

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Diána Páti

GP Portfolio Manager

Diána is an experienced and skilled investment memorandum writer and talented project manager with a background in startup ecosystem building in Belgium. She enjoys helping promising GP’s/fund managers to raise funds, polish fund business plans and run the GP-LP matchmaking campaigns.

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Guy Whitfield

Associate & Investor Relations

Having graduated with an MSc from the University of Exeter, Guy started his career as a financial analyst in London. As an Associate & Investor Relations Manager, with a rich investment analyst background from an Asset Management firm in Amsterdam, Guy brings the needed velocity in your fund marketing. He provides accurate benchmark analysis for fund performance, fund teasers, and pitch deck reviews and he has a strong entrepreneurial attitude to make your needed LP exposure.

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Jaime Lezama

Associate & Investor Relations

Jaime is an MBA graduate with experience as a senior financial analyst in real estate PE and in helping in an expansion of an early-stage VC. He’s a serial entrepreneur co-founding a startup builder and consultancy. He brings strategy, engagements and a fresh approach of how to get investors on board.

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Huyen Duong Nguyen

Office Manager

Huyen has graduated MBA at the University of Greenwich, also certified from Wharton University for Operational Analytics and Data Collection. She has had a wide range of business experience in Vietnam in real estate, deal brokering, sales & marketing, and office management.Her eagerness to learn and high responsiveness is a great added value to c*funds. She makes sure that all the fundraising campaigns, GP relations are being coordinated seamlessly.

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Marta Szegner

Graphic Designer

Marta is a highly skilled graphic designer who is superbly creative and assessable to the designs from a business point of view.
At c*funds, her role is to make fund marketing materials (pitch decks and teasers) look professional, fresh and engaging. She also plays a vital role in c*funds brand development and website redesign. Marta studied Bachelor of Foreign Trade /Economics in Budapest & Amsterdam. Her market experiences come from 6 years of advertising agency work at J. Walter Thompson.