Marius Kerdel and Jolmer Schukken have been investing for a number of families since 2007 and founded Triple Partners in 2010. They have a background in finance and banking, including venture capital, private equity, risk management, mergers & acquisitions and derivatives. Their work has taken them from Europe to the US and Asia. They both hold master degrees in Economics and an MBA from IESE. Additionally Marius holds a CFA designation and Jolmer studied philosophy. They also share an interest in investment history and boring academic studies about investing.
Marius has been instrumental in starting up several businesses. Between 2003 and 2013 he was a non-executive board member of International Partners, a private investment company founded in 1969 with over $150 million under management. Currently he is the treasurer of the Rust en Vreugd foundation in The Netherlands.
Before starting Triple Partners he worked at Rabobank International for 11 years in Amsterdam (mergers & acquisitions) and New York (derivatives). He is married, has two kids and is an avid skier and golfer.
Jolmer has been a consultant to and private investor in various start-up companies in Europe. He is the statutory director of the investment company holding his family’s strategic investments.
Before starting Triple Partners he was a finance manager at General Electric in various hubs in Europe and Asia and he worked in commodities and principal finance for Fortis in London and Amsterdam.He is married, has an eight-year-old daughter and a seven-year old son. He is also a keen skier and likes endurance sports, completing the entire Tour de France, one day ahead of the professionals. In 2017 he completed the Cape Epic, also known as the Tour de France for mountainbikers.