Op 5 september 2023 is Nic benoemd tot Managing Director van FMO Investment Management en neemt hij de rol over van mede-oprichter Yvonne Bakkum.
Sinds 2012 was Nic Wessemius verantwoordelijk voor business development en investment solutions voor FMO Investment Management. Zijn specifieke verantwoordelijkheden waren het ontwikkelen van fondsstrategieën, investor relations en portefeuillebeheer.
Nic kwam in 2005 bij FMO als Senior Investment Officer bij het Financial Markets-team. In deze functie was hij verantwoordelijk voor kredietsyndicaten in Azië, Oost-Europa en Latijns-Amerika. Hij werkte ook aan verschillende gestructureerde financieringsoplossingen voor microfinancierings- en MKB-portefeuilles, zoals CLO's en first loss-producten.
Voordat hij bij FMO kwam, werkte Nic in totaal acht jaar als adjunct-directeur bij de joint venture voor aandelenkapitaalmarkten tussen ABN Amro Bank en Rothschild. Gedurende ongeveer vijf jaar was Nic gevestigd in Londen, waar het zijn specifieke opdracht was om te werken aan pan-Europese aandelensyndicatie, Britse makelaardij en de productie van converteerbare obligaties. Nic werd ook voor langere tijd naar New York gedetacheerd om toezicht te houden op de integratie van de Europese aandelensyndicatieactiviteit na de verkoop door ABN van de Amerikaanse aandelenactiviteiten.
Nic heeft een masterdiploma Economie behaald aan de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen.
Sinds 2012 werkt John bij FMO Investment Management. Hij is verantwoordelijk voor risicomanagement, financiën, legal, compliance, treasury en ICT. In deze hoedanigheid is hij tevens verantwoordelijk voor het risicoprofiel van FMO Investment Management en de vergunning waaronder FMO investment Management opereert.
John trad in 2007 in dienst bij FMO als Senior Finance & Control Officer op de afdeling Finance en Reporting. In deze functie was hij verantwoordelijk voor de financiële verslaggeving, investeringswaardering en IFRS-compliance van zowel de bank als de door haar beheerde overheidsfondsen. John was tevens lid van de pensioencommissie van FMO.
Voordat hij bij FMO kwam, werkte John drie jaar als senior financieel auditor bij EY voor grote multinationale bedrijven in de financiële sector (banken, verzekeringen en vermogensbeheer). Door dit werk heeft John uitgebreide kennis van nationale en internationale wet- en regelgeving, waaronder IFRS, USGAAP WFT en SOX. In 2000 startte John zijn carrière bij Accon AVM audit & advies waar hij voornamelijk klanten in het MKB-segment bediende.
John heeft een masterdiploma in bedrijfseconomie van de Universiteit van Amsterdam en een postdoctorale master in Audit and Control van de Amsterdam Business School.
Since 2015 Jeroen is Corporate Secretary and Senior Legal Counsel for FMO IM. In these capacities he is responsible for advising on corporate, legal and regulatory matters and for corporate housekeeping.
Jeroen joined FMO in 2011 as Legal Counsel at the Legal & Compliance department. In this position he was responsible for handling legal matters in debt and private equity (fund) transactions. Jeroen was also involved in the establishment and licensing of FMO Investment Management.
Prior to joining FMO, Jeroen worked for a Dutch law firm for 5 years of which 4 years as a lawyer where he specialized in mergers & acquisitions, corporate and commercial law.
Jeroen holds a masters’ degree in civil law from the Erasmus University Rotterdam.
As Senior Compliance Officer, with his knowledge and experience on compliance related matters, Sascha supports FMO Investment Management in meeting their regulatory obligations.
Sascha joined FMO in June 2021, in previous positions he was a Group Compliance Manager at an international offshore company, Compliance Officer at a financial institution and Supervision Officer at the Dutch securities regulator (AFM).
Sascha was also a key lecturer and program advisor regarding Anti-Bribery & Corruption Training for Compliance Professionals at the White collar academy in The Hague.
Sascha holds i.a. a Masters’ degree in Civil law from the Erasmus University Rotterdam and an Executive Master of Compliance degree from the VU University in Amsterdam.
As Portfolio Manager at FMO Investment Management, Taco is responsible for the co-ordination of FMO’s activities related to the debt funds, working closely with investment teams that focus on sourcing eligible investments for these funds. Taco is responsible for the preparation of the investment advices that FMO Investment Management provides to the debt fund investment committees on suitable fund investments. In addition, Taco participates in investor facing activities and product development
Before joining FMO Investment Management Taco worked as a Senior Strategy Advisor at FMO for almost 4 years. In this role he developed FMO’s corporate strategy towards 2030 in which the mobilisation of private capital play’s a key role to maximize FMO’s impact.
Before joining FMO, Taco worked for several years as an independent consultant in the impact investment industry, contributing to the development of long-term strategies for several impact investment organizations. Prior to this, Taco performed the role of senior investment officer at Triodos Investment Management in which he covered predominantly financial institutions in Eastern Europe and Central Asia for both debt and equity transactions. During the same period Taco finalized his Executive Masters M&A and Valuation at the Duisenberg School of Finance & University of Groningen.
Taco started his career in 1998 at Fortis Investment Management as an equity analyst with a focus on financial services for the pan-European equity team. He performed stock selection, financial modelling, sector tracking of UK, Dutch and Scandinavian banks and sector research on banks, retailers and pharmaceuticals.
Marco is responsible for portfolio management of the debt funds. He oversees the performance of loans in the various portfolios and its compositions. Besides this Marco prepares investment advices for the various Fund Investment Committee meetings.
Before joining FMO Investment Management, Marco worked at FMO for 19 years in various positions always focussed on portfolio administration, analysis and management. Most recently he held a position as Sr Portfolio Analyst Energy - West Africa /MENA. Marco started his career at Rabobank, where he was Associate/ Team coordinator Commercial Corporate Advice.
He holds several qualifications with respect to accounting, banking and economics.
Nicole is Senior Portfolio Analyst at FMO Investment Management. She is responsible for all administrative tasks related to the FMO IM debt funds and supports the Portfolio Officer and Manager in their responsibilities for the investment management process of these debt funds.
Prior to this, Nicole was Senior Mid Office Officer at FMO’s Mid Office for over a decade, where in the last three years she was responsible for the correct administration of all transactions sourced by the Energy Department in FMO’s loan administration system.
Before joining FMO mid-1989, Nicole worked at the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Development Cooperation.
Nicole holds several qualifications with respect to accounting and banking.
As Communications Advisor, Martine is responsible for the marketing and communications aspects, ranging from market research to all external and internal communications.
In her previous positions at FMO Martine worked for 6 years at the Marketing & Communications department where she was responsible for, among other things, annual reporting, maintaining the FMO website and internal communications. Martine first joined FMO in 2001 and has held several positions throughout the organization.
Before Martine joined FMO she worked for DTZ Zadelhoff, a commercial property real estate agent, and the renowned Sheraton Pulitzer Hotel in Amsterdam.
Martine holds several qualifications in the fields of tourism, administration and communications.
As management assistant Irma is responsible for general planning, scheduling meetings, general administration and office logistics.
In her previous position she was a relationship manager at "zakelijke trainer.nl" a business focused on bringing together businesses and trainers for various purposes. Before that she has held positions in marketing and communications as well as secretarial roles.
Irma holds several qualifications in both administrative as in marketing and communication.
Caroline is a Senior Portfolio Analyst at FMO Investment Management. She is responsible for monitoring existing investment in the various funds working closely with investment officers and coordinating the activities between Fund Partners and FMO.
Prior to this, she was for 5 years a Senior Portfolio Analyst at FMO, Financial Institutions team Africa, responsible for monitoring the existing loan portfolio in Southern Africa.
Before joining FMO, Caroline worked for 21 years at Rabobank International, and for a large part at the Structured Finance team as a Transaction Support Manager.
She holds a Bachelors’ degree in business Economics from the ‘Hogeschool Rotterdam’.