Welcome to ILA

We invite you to meet and learn a little bit about some of our new members, welcome to the ILA network!

Alexander Endrikat

Alexander Endrikat is Conducting Officer and Head of Compliance of Notz at Stucki Europe S.A., a Luxemburg based SuperManco holding the additional licenses of Advisory and Discretionary Portfolio Management.  He joined Notz, Stucki Europe S.A. in November 2014, in May 2015 he was further appointed Conducting Officer and Investment Committee member of Haussmann General Partner S.à.r.l., the GP of Haussmann SCA SICAV-SIF, a fund of hedge funds.

In September 2018 Alexander Endrikat founded FundDO S.à r.l., a service company providing independent directorship, interim management and consultancy services in the areas of Compliance, AML/CTF and MiFID. Via FundDO he is an Independent Director to the General Partner of a Real Estate SICAV-RAIF.

Before joining Notz, Stucki Europe S.A., Alexander Endrikat has been working since 1996 as Senior Project Manager and Director of Organization Department for the Luxemburg entities of Landesbank Berlin group, since 2010 as Director and Chief Compliance Officer. From 1992 to 1996, he worked as Head of the Data Management Team in UBS Zurich’s Asset Management Division. Prior to that, he has been a researcher and consultant at Research Institute for Applied Knowledge Engineering (FAW) in Ulm/Germany. 

Alexander Endrikat holds a degree in Business Mathematics from Ulm University and Certificates as Compliance Professional from Frankfurt School and IFBL Luxemburg (M3 Compliance). He is also an active member at ALCO, the Luxemburg Association of Compliance Officers.

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Martin Kramer

Martin Kramer has been in the fund and financial services industry since 2008, specializing in alternative assets. His roles have included assignments in portfolio trading, structuring investment opportunities, and managerial roles in operations for clients in mainland Europe, the UK and the US. He currently provides Procurement, Trading, Portfolio Management, Administration, and Management Services to the alternative assets industry through his company Ceptar Advisory s.a r.l. Martin holds a M.S. from Twente University in Enschede as well as a B.A. from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. He is a member of the “Institut Luxembourgeois des Administrateurs (ILA)”, and the “Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)” and is preparing to become a Certified Fraud Examiner. 
Martin’s directorship assignments include SPVs and Operating Companies in the alternative assets space including Real Estate and the secondary market for life insurance policies (Life Settlements). Throughout his career Martin has demonstrated an entrepreneurial mindset, and his clients benefit from his large local and international network. Martin speaks English, German and Luxembourgish.

Christopher Knowles

Christopher Knowles has been engaged in the finance of infrastructure, climate and environmental assets for over 40 years, much of this time based in Luxembourg with the European Investment Bank. He has worked at all levels of the public and private financial worlds, throughout the EU and in many emerging markets.

As EIB’s Head of Infrastructure Funds and Climate Finance from 2005 he played a central role in growing EIB’s volume of climate financing tenfold to $20bn p.a., and directly led the creation of a $3bn portfolio of investments in 60 equity, debt and blended fund vehicles, the majority prioritising environment and climate assets. He participated in the governance of a number of them. 

He has a broad, practical knowledge of the sustainable finance agenda, focuses now on natural capital, and is acknowledged internationally as a thought leader on climate and environmental finance. He is a regular speaker at conferences, and sits on the Advisory Boards of the Climate Bond Initiative and the OECD’s Centre for Green Finance and Investment. 

Since retiring from the EIB in June 2018 he has taken on Board Director/Advisory positions in four funds spanning European renewables and energy efficiency, African infrastructure and Latin American sustainable agroforestry. He is an adviser to the ICRAF and CIFOR global agricultural and forestry research organisations, and also actively supports a number of official initiatives to develop Luxembourg as a global centre of sustainable finance.

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Patrick Thevenoux

Patrick THEVENOUX is an international manager with 30+ year experience in industrial and services companies. With a strong IT background, he started by managing research and development projects with Airbus between Japan, France, Germany and more largely in Europe. Then he stepped in the strategy management of the first worldwide cable maker Nexans and supported around the globe and on internet the strategic developments of the Company. After more than 10 years of business and plant development in North Asia, South-East Asia,, Africa and South America, he came back to Europe to take over in 2011 the worldwide intellectual property management and license development of a Dutch international brand based in Luxembourg achieving a significant growth in South America.

In 2015, he started to manage within Hadopa Investments the intellectual property portfolio of Georges Rech, became a member of the board of the company and is now also the Technical Director and Strategic Development Officer of Brink’s Security Luxembourg.

French and Luxembourgish, Patrick received an engineering degree from Telecom ParisTech, a Ph.D. in Computer Sciences from Paris V University and an MBA in Finance and Industrial Strategy from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. He was also trained as an internal auditor and he is currently the chairman of the CTF (Gaart an Heem) section in Luxembourg Merl-Belair, a non-profit organization dedicated to integrate multi-cultural citizens via gardening.