Team

Maren Eckloff-Böhme
CEO, Managing Partner & Founder
Maren is the CEO, Managing Partner and Founder of Brightpoint Group. Former CFO & Operating Partner at VC firm e.ventures. Maren is experienced in the set-up and administration of funds in different jurisdiction. She has a broad start-up background through prior positions at eGroups Europe and AOL Bertelsmann Online. A banker by education, Maren started her career in banking at Vereins- and Westbank AG.
Mario Oelkers
President, Managing Partner & Founder
Mario is the Founder and Managing Partner of Brightpoint Group. A former associate of e.ventures and entrepreneur, Mario´s key expertise lies in business development, raising capital and due diligence. He gained a profound corporate background in various industries before moving into alternative investments. Mario studied at a top-tier business school in Netherlands and holds a degree in business economics from the University of Hamburg.
Marvin Andrä
Managing Director Luxembourg
Marvin is Managing Director of the Brightpoint Group and Managing Director of Brightpoint Luxembourg. As a proven financial expert for VC / PE, Marvin knows all the special features of investment funds very well. Most recently, he was Managing Partner at the venture capitalist Hanse Ventures. Previously he was on advisory boards of various European technology companies as well as CEO of the listed Capital One AG. He likes to look back on his time as an investment manager at the renowned High-Tech Gründerfonds. Marvin started his founding career at the age of 18 and has received several awards. After studying in Hamburg and Boston, Marvin qualified as a Certified Private Equity Analyst at the Technical University of Munich.
Oliver Brinks
Senior Director Finance
As our Senior Director of Finance, Oliver is involved in all aspects of accounting and taxation at Brightpoint. With several years of leadership experience, he offers extensive knowledge of tax and audit as well as investment management, treasury and controlling.
Morad El Mardi
Client Relations Director
David Luksenburg
Managing Director
David is Managing Director of Brightpoint Luxembourg and IRE AIFM Luxembourg. As an entrepreneur and former manager of ING Privat Capital Management S.A., David's key expertise lies in business development and fund management. Before moving into the field of alternative investments, he gained in-depth experience in various industries. David has studied at a first-class business school in France, Singapore and Belgium and holds an MBA from INSEAD .
Marvin Feldmann
Managing Director Brightpoint tax
Marvin is founder and managing partner of Brightpoint tax GmbH. As a partner in a large German tax consulting firm, Marvin is an expert in venture capital and private equity and advises on structural and ongoing tax issues.Marvin holds a tax consultant exam and a degree in business administration from the University of Hamburg.
Matthias Schmidt
Senior Director Fund Operations
Matthias has been Head of Fund Operations at Brightpoint since July 2021. Previously, he gained over 19 years of extensive experience in the field of alternative investments at a large listed Hamburg-based asset and investment manager. In a leading position, Matthias was responsible for the fund management as well as the trust company. He is therefore very familiar with the needs of both fund managers and investors. Matthias holds a degree in economics.
Eleonora Sokolarski
Vice President Investments
Eleonora is a multicultural professional with 13-years of executive experience in the insurance industry. Previous roles included board and management director positions in 3 counties and senior level investment management, finance, strategy and business development. After Eleonora moved to Austria she received advanced degrees at Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien and CFA. After stints at PwC and Generali Group she started a career as an independent investment and corporate finance advisor.
David Correnz
Key Client Manager
David joined Brightpoint in July 2022 as Key Client Manager, he coordinates our multi disciplined teams and oversees engagement activities from a holistic perspective for several clients. David is also part of our business development team. He holds a B.Sc. in business economics and a LL.M. in Taxation. Prior to joining Brightpoint, David worked several years for multiple Big Four accounting and consulting firms.
Maike Haase
Director Fund Operations
Maike joined Brightpoint in April 2020 as our Director of Fund Operations, she coordinates and oversees our various engagements and lead our growing fund operations team. Maike has several years of experience in financial management, fund structuring and investor relations and can rely on a large network in the industry. She holds a diploma (Dipl.-Kfr.) in business economics as well as an M.Sc. in European studies.
Ismail Cem Özbas
Senior Manager Fund Operations
Ismail joined Brightpoint Group's Finance team in June 2020. As a Senior Manager, he is in close contact with our clients mainly in Luxembourg. He holds a Master of Science in Business & Management (UK) and prior to his current position he gained experience at a recognized accounting and consulting firm.
Jan Tarnaske
Manager Fund Operations
Jan has been a part of the Operations Team at Brighpoint since March 2018. He assists our clients in their day-to-day work and ad-hoc financial queries. He holds a bachelor’s degree with focus on finance and is completing a dual master´s degree at HSBA in Hamburg. Previously, he spent time abroad and trained as an industrial clerk.
Dinara Utarova
Manager Fund Operations
Dinara joined Brightpoint in the fall of 2018 and supports the Operations Team. As a fund administrator, she is the contact person for our customers and is involved in the expansion of the company business intelligence capabilities. She holds a B.Sc. in Finance and is currently pursuing a dual Master´s degree in Business Development at HSBA. Prior to joining Brightpoint, Dinara worked as a Business Controller for a number of start-ups in both Silicon Valley and Moscow.
Malte Koch
Manger Fund Operations
Malte joined Brightpoint Group as an associate in April 2021. Previously, he worked in a management consultancy in the area of turn-around and restructuring. After studying economics at the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena with a semester in Shanghai and Hamburg, Malte remained in the Hanseatic city. During his studies, he gained experience in asset management, bank controlling and in Hamburg's start-up scene.
Daniel Danielsson
Manager Fund Operations
Daniel joined Brightpoint Group in April 2022 as Manager Fund Operations. His extensive experience in fund management at a listed Hamburg-based asset and investment manager, as well as in portfolio supervision at a large capital management company for real estate funds, means that he is ideally prepared for his tasks in the Fund Operations team. His main focus will be on funds of funds and feeder funds. Daniel is a trained insurance salesman, holds a diploma in administration and has a degree as a Certified International Investment Analyst.
Quynh Thu Dinh Thi
Finance Manager
Quynh joined Brightpoint Group as Finance Manager in July 2022 and mainly coordinates our fund of fund projects. She graduated with a Bachelor in Business Administration in Hamburg and then worked several years in Wealth & Asset Management for a Big Four accounting and consulting firm, where she gained extensive experience in the course of fund audits.
Giuliano Notaroberto
Manager
Giuliano joined Atdomco SARL in June 2019, a fiduciary and advisory firm focused on providing hands-on advice and tailor-made services to its customers. He is involved in the setup and on-going administration of private equity and venture capital structures. He gained experience in alternative investments while working for an AIFM supervised by the Luxembourg Financial Services Authority. He acts as independent director for venture capital and private equity funds and holds a master degree in Economics and Finance from the University of Luxembourg.
Hendrik Franz
Associate
Hendrik joined Brightpoint-group in June 2021 to support the Finance Team in the preparation of financial reports and daily operations. He is currently completing his bachelor in economics and engeneering. Prior to joining the Company he gained experiences in the administration of health insurances and sales of financial services.
Philipp Wylezich
Associate
Philipp is part of the Finance team at Brightpoint. After completing his bachelor's degree in business administration with a focus on logistics in Clausthal and first jobs in purchasing, he found his way into the fund world. His field of responsibility is the daily fund administration, preparation of reports & capital calls of our clients and support of the team.
Jhino Alberto Niño Diaz
Associate
Jhino supports the Financial team and is primarily involved in the day-to-day administration of funds and assists our fund managers with financial reporting. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and is currently pursuing his second Bachelor of Science in Economics. Prior to joining Brightpoint Group, Jhino gained experience in data analytics, finance and controlling.
Yvonne Hennen
Head of Legal & Compliance
Yvonne has over 20 years of professional experience as In-House Legal Counsel, Manager and Lawyer in the Financial Industry. After her second law degree she completed post graduate studies in European law and started her work as Legal Counsel for an affiliate Investment Manager of a major insurance company. In the following 10 years she was working for smaller banks and financial institutions. Before joining Brightpoint Group in October 2021 she was responsible as Head of Legal for a fully regulated investment management company of a major federal state bank.
Nicolai Stefl
Manager Fund Compliance
Nicolai joined the Brightpoint Group in October 2020 and deals with various compliance and operations topics at Brightpoint Group. Before that, he gained experience in the real estate development and sales in Munich and Hamburg.
Nadja Neftel
Associate Compliance
Nadja joined Brightpoint Group in April 2022 and supports the compliance team on fund related regulatory issues and client support on fund compliance matters. Prior to joining Brightpoint, Nadja gained experience working for major german federal state banks in the boardroom as well as in the areas of "Group Risk Management" and "Wealth Management".
Pia Schleder
Managing Director
Pia has been an integral part of the Brightpoint tax GmbH team since its foundation. After her training as a tax assistant, she studied law at the University of Regensburg. After her second state examination, Pia worked for various medium-sized tax consultants in Southern Germany as well as in the private sector from 2003 to 2009. She was appointed as a tax consultant at the beginning of 2007. In addition to classic declaration advice, her main areas of practice are wages and salaries, private equity and high net worth individuals.
Christian Dewald
Senior Manager
Christian has been an integral part of the Brightpoint tax GmbH team since its foundation. He graduated in tax law/taxation at the Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University and worked as a tax assistant from 2012 to 2019 and was appointed as a tax advisor in 2019.
Sebastian Schmitt
Marketing & PR Manager
Sebastian joined Brightpoint in January 2019 and is responsible to build up marketing & pr at Brightpoint. He deals with all communications inside and outside of our company and is the creative head. Sebastian holds a bachelor´s degree in business economics & economic psychology with a major in marketing.
Jana Eckloff-Beck
Human Resources Manager
Jana supports the Brightpoint-Team since 2017 in various compliance topics. She is also responsible for our HR-department and is the first contact for applicants. Prior to joining Brightpoint she pursued her career as a receptionist and in other positions in the hospitality industry following an apprenticeship in hotel management.
Sigrid Leitzmann
Independent Talent & Recruiting Manager
Karsten Sellhorn
Senior Accountant
Karsten has been part of the accounting team at Brightpoint since February 2021 and works with all accounting and tax related topics. He studied law in Hamburg and completed an apprenticeship as a tax clerk. Previously he worked as accountant at a subsidiary of the University of Hamburg.
Christine Juliane Krohn
Treasury Manager
Juliane brings more than 15 years of experience from the financial industry. This includes several years as head of trading for the area of derivative financial instruments (CFDs). Subsequently, Juliane worked for a long time as Treasury & Cash Manager in a well-known technology company. Before becoming a part of the accounting team at Brightpoint as Manager Treasury in January 2022, she was employed at a German service KVG. Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version)
Kathrin Martens
Accountant
Kathrin is part of the Accounting Team at Brightpoint and as a Financial Accountant deals with all accounting and tax issues. She has a degree in tax and economics and completed her studies in business administration at the Free University of Berlin and the University of Hamburg. Kathrin brings several years of experience in the accounting field.
Jessica Sülz
Senior Analyst
Jessica joined the Brightpoint Group in August 2020 and supports the Operations-Team. She is primarily tasked with supporting our clients in their daily operations as well as assisting other fund managers in creating financial reports. She graduated with a B.A. in Business Administration and is currently pursuing a dual Master´s degree in Business Development at HSBA. Prior to joining the Brightpoint Group, Jessica gained experience in the hospitality and shipping industry.
Milena Cabitza
Analyst
Milean joined Brightpoint Group in February 2022 and supports the Financial team. She mainly deals with the day-to-day administration of the funds and supports our fund managers in the preparation of financial reports. Before becoming a part of Brightpoint Group, she gained overseas experience in London and spent 2 years in project management of a start-up.
Carlos Boero
Analyst
Carlos supports the Finance team and is mainly responsible for our Luxembourg clients. He holds a B.A. in Business Administration and is currently pursuing a dual Master's degree in Business Development at HSBA. Prior to joining Brightpoint Group, Carlos gained experience in the listed securities market as a trader and business relations manager, as well as in the OEM auto parts industry in business operations and development.
Fabian Beyer
Investment Analyst
Fabian joined Brightpoint Group in October 2021 as an Investment Analyst. After his training as an insurance specialist, he gained several years of important professional experience in this field and completed his financial investment specialist in 2021. Fabian is currently completing his dual Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at the HSBA.
Leonie Strauss
Analyst
Leonie joined Brightpoint Group in September 2021 and supports the compliance team in general topics related to AML prevention and fund regulatory tasks. She is currently completing a dual Bachelor of Science degree at the Hamburg School of Business Administration.
Lukas Hofmann
Analyst
Lukas joined the Brightpoint Group in August 2020 and supports our Accounting-Team. He is primarily tasked with general bookkeeping and taxes. To complete his Bachelor of Since, Lukas is currently pursuing a dual course of study at the Hamburg School of Business Administration.
Tim Kröger
Analyst
Ines Schönfeld
Business Intelligence & Digitalization
Ines joined Brightpoint Group in April 2022 and deals with various topics around business intelligence and digitalization. Before joining Brightpoint, Ines gained experience in reporting and managed various IT projects.
Tristan Strecker
IT-Systemadministrator
Tristan joined Brightpoint Group in March 2022 and is primarily responsible for internal IT and network security. Previously, Tristan has gained years of experience in the areas of Network & Security as well as Failover and Cyber Risk Management.
Alessa Zimmermann
Office Manager & Executive Assistant
Alessa manages the Brightpoint office in Hamburg. She previously worked as a receptionist in the hospitality industry and gained international experience in the United States. Alessa started her career with an apprenticeship in hotel management.
Jessica Riedel
Office Manager & Executive Assistant
Jessica, as Office Manager, takes care of everything in the Hamburg office. In addition, as Executive Assistant, she is responsible for the appointment management of the management, among other things. She has several years of experience as Assistant to CEO in an internationally oriented management consultancy, previously worked for many years in a fund trust and is a trained banker.