Our leadership team has the following key members:
- Govert Heijboer - Partner
- Roy van Bakel - Partner
- Tobias Hekster - Partner
- Ralph van Put - Partner
- Jan Cornelissen - Partner
- Remco Janssen - Partner
- Jonney Liu
- Eva Zou
- Adam Biro
- Mark Yang
- Violet Ni
- Erik van het Hof
- Ed Donnellan
- Doris Wong
- Jerry Tsoi
Govert Heijboer PhD MSc (Partner)
Co-CIO of True Partner Capital Advisor, has been active as a market maker trading in the European and Asian derivatives markets as well as positional trading since 2003. Govert started as a trader/researcher at Saen Options in Amsterdam and rose to become the director of derivatives trading and a member of the executive team in 2007. In 2008 he moved to Hong Kong to set up and assume responsibility for all trading activities in the new Saen Options Hong Kong branch office. Govert holds a PhD in Management Science and an MSc in Applied Physics from the University of Twente, Netherlands. He is a founding partner and has worked on the launch of the True Partner Fund since March 2010.
Roy van Bakel MSc (Partner)
Riskmanager and CTO of True Partner Capital Advisor, has been a software developer since 2002, and has focused on risk management and proprietary trading software. He started at Sfiss Financial Technology before moving to Saen Options, where he also served as a trader. In 2008 Roy was named CTO Asia at Saen Options and set up a software development branch office in Chengdu, China. Roy holds an MSc in Applied Mathematics, specialized in financial engineering, from the University of Twente, Netherlands. Roy is a founding partner.
Tobias Hekster MSc (Partner)
Co-CIO of True Partner Capital Advisor, has been actively trading for the past 14 years in various different roles in several markets across the globe. Starting at IMC in 1998 as a pit trader in Amsterdam, Tobias has established the off-floor arbitrage desk, headed the Chicago office in the transition from floor trading to electronic trading and set up the Asian volatility arbitrage desk in Hong Kong. Tobias holds an MSc in Economics and has taught as an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and as an Adjunct Professor of Financial Practice at National Taiwan University.
Ralph van Put (Partner)
Next to his role as the CEO of True Partner Holding, Ralph is an Adjunct Professor of Finance at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He has been active in finance since the late 80's. He started his career as a quantitative analyst at the Pacific Investment Research Institute. Soon after that he started his own investment fund. Besides Asset Management he set up a trading software development company in 1995. This firm has been providing technology evolving with the market from floor-based solutions to co-located HFT setups. The last 10 years he was the CEO of a market making and proprietary trading firm active in the global financial markets. Besides his position at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, he lectures as an Adjunct Professor of Financial Practice at the National Taiwan University (NTU) in Taipei. Ralph actively engages prospects and clients and attends global Prime Broker Capital Introduction events.
Jan Cornelissen MSc (Partner)
Senior Portfolio Manager of True Partner Capital, has more than 18 years of experience as a derivatives trader and market maker. He began his career in 1997 with Saen Options as a pit trader in Amsterdam and he quickly rose through the ranks of positions of progressive responsibility. The board of directors elected to transfer him to the US in 1999 to build and operate Saen’s new operation in Chicago, USA. There he directed a team of 11 professional traders, analysts and risk managers. In 2009, he co-founded a long-short relative value-oriented hedge fund which he managed until early 2016. He holds a MSc in economics from Erasmus University in Rotterdam.
Remco Janssen BSc (Partner)
Project Manager at True Partner Capital Advisor, has been a software developer since 1988, with strong expertise in the areas of proprietary trading software development, low latency market access, and high frequency trading architectures. In 2008 Remco moved to Chengdu to work for the software development branch of a proprietary trading firm. Besides being a member of the Management Team, he fulfilled roles as a mentor, senior developer and software architect. As of 2014 he has been based in Hong Kong as lead developer and project manager. Remco holds a BSc in Computer Science.
Jonney Liu BSc
Senior Portfolio Manager of True Partner Capital Advisor, has been active as a flow derivatives trader and market maker in Asian derivative markets since 2007. He started his career on the Exotic Equities desk at Lehman Brothers in London, since then he has held trading positions as a market maker on Asian indices at Saen Options and was a trader managing the Nikkei index derivatives book at Macquarie on the Index Flow desk in Hong Kong. He holds a BSc in Applied Mathemetics from Columbia University. Jonney joined True Partner in March 2012.
Eva Zou MSc
Operations Manager of True Partner Capital Advisor, holds a MSc in Finance from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, as well as a MPhil in Electronics and Computer Engineering from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. She joined True Partner Capital Advisor in 2014. Eva is currently responsible for the mid-office and operations of the Funds of True Partner Capital Advisor. Furthermore, Eva serves as the liaison with the Prime Brokers and service providers.
Adam Biro MSc
Senior Web Developer of True Partner Capital Advisor, has been writing software for 15 years in various programming languages and technologies, working for multinational companies like Citibank, TATA Consultancy Services, Saen Options and Payvision. As a student his first software won first prize of the Hungarian National Scientific and Innovation Competition for Youth in 1997. As a professional Adam has built up a solid and all-round IT knowledge, working in different roles as: database developer, web developer, backend developer, android mobile developer, as well as technical lead and system integrator. He holds a MSc in Economics, a BSc in Foreign Economics, an Associate Degree in Software Design and Development and is a Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD) in web technologies.
Mark Yang MSc
Mark Yang joined True Partner Capital Advisor as a Trainee Trader in 2015, Mark holds a Master of Science Degree in Finance from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a Bachelor degree of Accounting from Xi’an Jiaotong University. Prior to joining True Partner Capital Advisor, Mark worked 2 years for one of the “Big Four” audit firms in Shanghai after which he worked for one of the larger investment banks located in Hong Kong. He holds CFA level2 and has passed 13 courses of ACCA.
Violet Ni MSc
Violet joined True Partner Capital Advisor as a Trainee in 2016, and currently works in the Operations department. She holds an MSc in Finance from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, as well a Bachelor Degree in Journalism of the Fudan University. Prior to joining True Partner Capital Advisor, Violet worked for China Construction Bank (Asia) in the Finance division. Violet had passed FRM Part I & II Examinations. She is now responsible for daily operational work at True Partner Capital Advisor.
Erik van het Hof MSc
Lead Developer at True Partner Capital Advisor, has been a software developer since 2000 with strong expertise in high-speed trading software with a focus on high availability and security. Next to this Erik has fulfilled roles as CTO and Lead Architect at several FX trading software companies in the USA, before working as a DevOps Engineer for the Government of the Netherlands. Erik holds an MSc in Technical Computer Science from the University of Twente, Netherlands.
Chief Compliance Officer at True Partner Capital Advisor, has over 35 years’ experience in the financial services industry, with broad-based experience in legal, compliance and management roles. His career began in market regulation at the CBOE, MSE (now CHX) and CME. He was president of a global futures clearing broker and SEVP of a primary dealer. Ed has also served in senior management positions as well as on the boards of several hedge fund managers and proprietary trading firms. He is a member of the Illinois Bar.
Doris Wong BSc
CFO of True Partner Capital Advisor, has worked as an accountant since 2004. She started at International Credit Management Consultancy Limited as an accounts clerk, then moved to Primasia Corporate Services Limited as assistant accountant and promoted to be accountant and leader of a team responsible for all accounting, preparation of monthly reports for management for in-house companies and clients companies, monitoring company cash flow, liaise with external auditors and company secretary. Doris joined True Partner in 2011. Doris holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) degree from the University of Technology, Sydney. Doris is member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Doris is part of the management team of True Partner Capital Advisor.
Senior account clerk of True Partner Capital Advisor, has started his career since 2005. He worked at Lo Hong Ka (Hong Kong) Limited as an accounts clerk for 8 years responsible for prepare financial statement, monitoring company cash flow, sales report, product analysis report. He joined True Partner in 2013. At True Partner Capital he is responsible for accounting daily work, monthly financial statement and assist back-office for daily operation.