Patrick van de Laar

Patrick van de LaarCOO / CFO

Patrick is the COO of Saemor Capital. Patrick has a wealth of experience in all areas of the business, from investment, trading and risk control to operations, finance and compliance. He started his career in 1994 at the Options Exchange in Amsterdam (now Euronext) as an analyst. Mid 1998, he moved to the asset management business unit at Kempen & Co. After two years he became head of project management. He was involved with the launch of a hedge fund, and the introduction of listed investment funds. Until 2003 he was member of the annual report committee and in 2003 member of the risk management committee of the bank. In 2002 Patrick became also responsible for the mid office. In February 2007 he joined Aegon Asset Management. As a Program Manager he was responsible for defining strategic (semi)annual plans, defining tactical 4 month plans, assessing business cases and department plans. In 2007 he established  the Derivatives & Hedging department.


Patrick holds an MSc in Economics from Tilburg University, graduated as Certified Financial Analyst (CEFA), and holds an MBA degree from London Business School. Patrick is registered as Senior Asset Manager at the Dutch Securities Institute (DSI).

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