Panel of judges M&A Awards 2023

Panel of judges Best Deal and Best Deal Mid-Cap

Marc van Gelder (Chairman)

Founder & CEO at Dennendonck Investments and former CEO of Mediq


Koos Breen

Former CEO Van Leeuwen Buizen Groep, specializes in family and private equity owned businesses in the mid-market segment.


Heleen Kersten

Partner at Stibbe


Maurits Duynstee

Partner at Axeco


Cilian Jansen Verplanke

Partner at Karmijn Kapitaal


Mayte Oosterveld

CFO at Plus


Panel of judges | Best Diversity Firm

Desiree van Boxtel

Partner at Karmijn Kapitaal


Arwien Oemrawsingh

Deputy civil-law notary at Allen & Overy


Kay de Gier-Formanek

Founder and CEO at KAY Diversity & Performance


Meltem Koning-Gungormez

Partner at Van Doorne


Ella Stapelfeldt

Principal at Alpinvest Partners


Panel of judges | Best Deal Small-Cap

Rob van der Laan

Founder and Managing Partner of NewPort Capital


Brigitte van der Maarel

Managing Partner at Karmijn Kapitaal


Maasbert Schouten

Entrepreneur, investor and CEO of MaasInvest N.V.


Margot Engels

Operational Partner and CEO at Holland Capital


Panel of judges | Best Young M&A Advisor

Tanja Kramer

Venture Capital Investor at Slingshot Ventures


Job Zoer

Associate at Lincoln International


Christiane van der Wateren

Head of Finance Europe at Versuni


Willianne van Zandwijk

Managing partner and Head of Corporate M&A Practice at NautaDutilh UK


Panel of judges | Best Young M&A Lawyer

Hanneke Rothbarth

Partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer


Guillette van Grinsven

Partner at Houthoff


Terry Verheij

Partner at Voxius


Eric Wijs

Managing Director and Head of Benelux at Lincoln International


Dominique Coumans

Senior associate at Allen & Overy


Panel of judges | Best Young PE Manager

Sjoerd Aarts

Partner & Managing Partner Benelux at Main Capital


Ronald Kemmeren

Investment Director at DELTA Equity Partners


Wendy van Luit

Senior Manager Deals Strategy at PwC Netherlands


Nathalie van Woerkom

Partner at AKD