Ruben is a member of Kartesia’s Investment Team in the Benelux, sourcing, executing and monitoring investments across Europe with a focus on the Dutch market. Before joining Kartesia, Ruben was a Vice President in the Acquisition Finance team of ING in Amsterdam. He worked on a wide range of transactions for financial sponsors, primarily in leading roles concerning the issuance of syndicated loans and high yield bonds supporting leveraged buyouts and refinancings. Ruben started his career as a Management Trainee in the ING International Talent Programme and did short stints in Fund Finance and M&A Advisory to Financial Institutions.
Ruben holds an M.Sc. in Business Administration from the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and a B.Sc. degree in Business Administration from the University of Groningen.