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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Annelle Finol

Associate & Investor Relations

Having an encompassing experience in the world of international finance, Annelle brings rich wealth management knowledge to c*funds. Prior to moving to Amsterdam, she was based in New York as an Investment Consultant for UHNI at Merrill Lynch. During her time there she developed sound skills in investor relations, portfolio management and relationship management. As well as extensive knowledge of markets, investment platforms, solutions, and relevant contacts. She is tactful and pragmatic about your new LP relations.

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Guy Whitfield

Senior Associate and Head of Investor Relations

After graduating with an MSc from the University of Exeter, Guy started his career as a financial analyst in London. Prior to c*funds Guy was advising and conducting data and financial analysis for a consultancy firm in Amsterdam.

 He provides strategic and tactical guidance to VC and PE clients and manages a variety of funds during the fundraising campaigns.  He is also responsible for maintaining and forming new relationships with a diverse range of investors on a global scale.

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Lieke Giltay

Associate & Investor Relations

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Lieke is a young, bright talent with excellent and international academic records. She graduated at the University of Amsterdam, with a cum laude MSc Business Administration and a MSc in Political Economy. She previously worked in the finance team at an economic consultancy firm and at a sustainable tech company. Her knowledge of private equity and venture capital help her in supporting the GP campaign management. With strong analytical work she improves our daily LP reachout with a bright and fresh approach.

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Huyen Duong Nguyen

Office Manager

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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

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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.