Jeroen van Dam joins Alpha FMC in the Netherlands

02 May 2017 3 min. read
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Alpha Financial Markets Consulting (Alpha FMC) has added Jeroen van Dam to its team in the Netherlands. Van Dam, who joins from Synechron’s consulting arm, brings over a decade of experience in financial services to the firm. 

Jeroen van Dam has over 15 years of experience, of which 13 years in the consulting industry. Prior to joining Alpha FMC, Van Dam served Synechron Business Consulting for 11,5 years in various roles in the Netherlands and most recently Singapore, where he over the past 1,5 years led the firm’s local operation. During his spell at Synechron Business Consulting (and its legal predecessor Double Effect), he gained extensive experience across a range of finance related topics such as Capital Markets, Treasury, Asset & Liability Management (ALM), Operations and Technology for clients in US, Europe and Asia. 

Before joining Synechron, Van Dam worked for Nolan, Norton & Co., a Netherlands based management consulting firm, and Jacobs Douwe Egberts (at the time Douwe Egberts and part of publicly listed FMCG conglomerate Sara Lee), where he started his career in 2001 after obtaining a Master in Business Administration from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University.

Jeroen van Dam - Alpha FMC

Per the 1st of April Van Dam joined Alpha FMC, with more than 160 professionals en 50 associates one of the larger consultancies focused purely on the asset & wealth management sector. Alpha today has eight offices, across three continents – Van Dam joins the firm’s Dutch practice, which was founded in 2014, at the time the firm’s fifth location. 

Commenting on the appointment, Jeroen Bolsius, country head of the Dutch office and formerly at ING and Accenture, says he is delighted, describing Van Dam as a “high experienced expert” in a move that that will allow the consulting firm to better serve its client base in the Netherlands.

Van Dam, who specialises in Financial Markets, Regulatory Change and Strategy & Operations, on his new role: “I look forward to leverage my experience to support the continued expansion of Alpha FMC’s consulting services. Alpha FMC is an ambitious organisation with significant expertise and a deep track record in the field.” 

On the back of the firm’s growing portfolio in the country, Bolsius remarks that he looks ahead “with confidence”, stating “clients value our focus and specialist knowledge of the asset & wealth management industry. I expect that we will in the coming year be able to rapidly extend our footprint in the Netherlands.”

The service portfolio of Alpha FMC’s Dutch arm mirrors its global offerings range, spanning ten service lines, including propositions such as strategic advice, benchmarking and project management.