Started on 2nd of January 2014 to support the EQT Luxembourg Team, both in transaction structuring of investments and as a manager and director on Luxembourg boards. He is also portfolio / senior manager for EQT Ventures and has been authorized by the Luxembourg regulator. Via his previous employer he was already a manager and director on boards of EQT in Luxembourg since 2011.
Prior to joining EQT, Jens worked for State Street in the directorship services department. From 2007-2011, Jens worked for The Carlyle Group as co-head of the legal team, overseeing buyout as well as growth and venture capital investments across Europe. Prior to that, Jens worked for the legal department of Oracle where he was amongst others responsible for buyouts and for Osborne Clarke, an international law firm, where he was engaged in mergers and acquisitions.
He holds a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Laws and has more than 10 years of experience in alternative asset management and private equity including fund administration and fund management.