Sjaco Kroon (1965)
Sjaco has been involved in the fund administration sector for over 20 years in various countries focusing on fund accounting, investor relations and middle office services. Sjaco has worked with a number of hedge funds which have grown to become the largest hedge funds in the world and he has an in depth understanding of the various complex investment products and strategies.
Prior to VBK+CO, Sjaco was operations manager custody for TMF Fund Services in the Netherlands (period 2001-2012) and was instrumental in establishing and developing the transaction and custody desk for alternative investment portfolios and managed the transfer agency desk. He was also in charge for the administration of some complex portfolios of investment funds and other special purpose vehicles.
Sjaco worked for CITCO in various capacities in the Netherlands, Curacao, Canada and Switzerland (period 1992-2001). He started as a fund accountant in The Netherlands, was transferred in 1995 to Curacao and thereafter to Canada and to look after a group hedge funds employing very complex investment strategies. In Geneva (period 1999-2001), he focused on middle office activities including a cash management program, hedging FX risks, negotiating credit facilities with banks and training members of the front and middle office.
Sjaco graduated in Business Economics at the HES “Hogeschool voor Economische Studies” in Amsterdam, the Netherlands in 1991.
Sjaco is a member with ACAMS (www.ACAMS.org) and studying to be a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist.