About us

Collegium Advisors is an independent, full-service corporate finance and valuation advisor.

Collegium stands for shared goals, mutual trust, and respect.

As an integrated advisor, we offer the combination of deal-making and valuation expertise. Our areas of focus include Corporate Finance, Valuation Advisory and Fixed Asset Solutions and encompasses services such as Mergers and Acquisitions, Due Diligence, Restructuring, Intangible Asset Valuation, Business Valuation, Accounting Valuation and Insurance Valuation.

Our team has extensive professional experience with clients ranging from governments to privately held- and publicly traded corporates to investment firms. We have the ability to leverage our network to complement our team of professionals by adding specific sector-expertise and/or legal support to our engagement teams in order to assemble the best team available for our clients.

Clients are our most important asset. Our long-term relationships with our clients and commitment to their projects attests to our experience and personal track-record.

It is Collegium Advisors’ objective to sustain and develop the quality of our professional workforce. We believe that motivated and well-educated people are essential in providing our clients with the highest quality of services.

Our Team

Joachim Schulz

Thamar Blankers

Gijs Jooren

Nelly Le Noble

Ida Lindström

Mats van Marle

Bryn Watkins

Enno Zeelenberg

Joachim Schulz

Joachim Schulz is the Managing Director of Collegium Advisors. Joachim has more than 25 years of experience in corporate finance and valuation advisory including mergers & acquisitions, privatizations, financial and operational restructuring, financial due diligence, and strategy and valuation advisory.

 

Joachim is a native German speaker and fluent in both Dutch and English. Joachim’s areas of expertise includes transaction support, pre- and post deal value analysis, and due diligence investigation in virtually all sectors and industries. Joachim has significant expertise in measuring value for business valuations, independent opinions for investment/divestment, (re)financing, accounting, and tax purposes.

 

Joachim founded Collegium Advisors with a focus on corporate finance and valuation services. Before launching Collegium, Joachim was a Managing Director at American Appraisal, Duff & Phelps, and a Director at KPMG Corporate Finance. Within KPMG Joachim was responsible for the Restructuring activities serving shareholders and lenders in mergers & acquisitions, developing business plans (preserving and creating value) and working on operational and financial restructuring.

 

Joachim’s recent experience includes major sell-side assignments as a lead advisor in the area of private companies and privatization of state-owned businesses, the valuation and deal structuring of noncore activities of Top 500 companies, and purchase price allocations in various industries.

Thamar Blankers

Thamar joined Collegium Advisors in 2017 and manages the day-to-day administrative activities, including management of accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, team logistics and scheduling, marketing and various other administrative duties.

 

Prior to Thamar’s involvement at Collegium Advisors, Thamar was employed by Duff & Phelps and American Appraisal. Thamar also worked as a Sales & Marketing Manager for a Taiwanese company, where Thamar was responsible for the sales in Southern and Eastern Europe

Gijs Jooren

Gijs Jooren is a Managing Consultant at Collegium Advisors, with more than 5 years of experience in corporate finance and valuation advisory, such as mergers & acquisitions, business valuation, and transaction and strategic advisory.

 

Gijs’ expertise includes advising clients in mergers, acquisitions and divestments, complex (company) valuations and executing financial due diligence projects for public and private companies.

 

Gijs has successfully completed several engagements for notable clients. Prior to his role at Collegium Advisors, Gijs was employed by Duff & Phelps, where he assisted a variety of clients in all sectors of the Dutch business community and he worked at an investment bank in Los Angeles.

Nelly Le Noble

Nelly has been involved with Collegium Advisors since 2017 and is responsible for all Human Resource related activities of the firm. Additionally, Nelly supports the team with various administrative tasks.

 

Prior to Collegium Advisors, Nelly worked as a medical researcher and as a practice manager at a medical clinic.

Ida Lindström

Ida Lindström is a Working Student at Collegium Advisors. Ida joined the company in 2019 as an intern and has since assisted the Collegium team on various different engagements.

 

Next to working at Collegium Advisors, Ida is completing a MSc in Finance and Investments at the Rotterdam School of Management.

Mats van Marle

Mats van Marle is a Managing Consultant at Collegium Advisors, focused on corporate finance, valuation services for both private and public stakeholders.

 

While working at Collegium Advisors, Mats has been involved with several corporate finance and valuation engagements – such as acquisitions, pre- and post-deal valuations, and fixed asset valuations for accounting and insurance purposes – for various clients.

 

Before joining Collegium Advisors, Mats completed internships in the Valuation Advisory Services department of Duff & Phelps and Mergers & Acquisitions (CFA) department of Rabobank

Bryn Watkins

Bryn Watkins is a Consultant at Collegium Advisors, focused on valuation services for both private and public stakeholders.

 

Since working at Collegium Advisors, Bryn has worked on a diverse set of projects including Purchase Price Allocations, large scale insurance valuations, and valuations for fund raising purposes.

 

Before joining Collegium Advisors, Bryn had extensive experience working for Santander UK in London. As a management trainee Bryn was first involved in several aspects of banking, before moving on to a role as an economist in the CFO division. Having worked with micro and macro-economic models, Bryn is knowledgeable of industry trends and economic impacts that affect our clients. Furthermore, Bryn has completed internships working with the Government Economic Service in the UK and with a venture capital fund in the Netherlands.

Enno Zeelenberg

Enno Zeelenberg is a Consultant at Collegium Advisors, focused on valuation services for both private and public stakeholders.

 

Enno started working as a Consultant at Collegium Advisors in 2021 after completing an internship at Collegium Advisors in the fall of 2020. Before joining Collegium Advisors, Enno worked as an Audit Working Student at KPMG for companies in the Financial Services sector. Enno completed a MSc in Finance & Investments at the Rotterdam School of Management.

 

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Careers

Careers

Collegium Advisors’ business is built on talent. It is our primary objective to sustain and develop the quality of our professional workforce. Learn more about our available job positions below.

  • Consultant
  • Consultant Fixed Assets
  • Off-cycle Internship
  • Summer Internship
M&A / Valuations
Fixed Asset Solutions
M&A / Valuations
M&A / Valuations
Starter, fulltime position

Consultant

Do you want to dive into the M&A and valuations world? Are you ready to work in a fast-paced environment with an accelerated learning curve? Then Collegium Advisors is looking for you.

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Fulltime position

Consultant Fixed Assets

Are you an ambitious graduate with a technical background and a client-oriented attitude? Join Collegium's Fixed Asset Solutions team.

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Fulltime or part-time position, 3+ months

Off-cycle Internship

Support the team in the preparation of presentations, pitches, and company valuations as well as the execution of the advisory process during this engaging internship.

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Fulltime position, 10-12 weeks

Summer Internship

Support the team in the preparation of presentations, pitches, and company valuations as well as the execution of the advisory process during your summer break.

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