After graduating from Tilburg University (MSc. Economics), Marc (1970) started his career in equities research. Working for various stockbrokers in The Netherlands, Marc focussed on the sectors technology, industrials, telecom and consumer electronics and serviced institutional investors across Europe, the UK and North America. In addition, Marc led the European Semiconductor research team within the European Securities Network (ESN). Later on, as head of equities research, Marc headed up the research team of Van Lanschot Bank (8 FTE).
After a brief stint in equities sales at Petercam Bank, Marc started his own firm, Knowledge & Co, a research boutique focusing on sector and market research. Core activities included company (pre-IPO) valuations, commissioned research for stock market listed companies, market research for M&A purposes and equity portfolio analyses. Marc has worked together with Navarre CF on many occasions. During the last three years, Marc has built knowledge in the global food industry as senior analyst at Rabobank International’s Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory team (FAR). Focussing on food processors, consumer behaviour and food retailing / food service, Marc has dealt with food companies, retailers and food service companies across Europe.
From August 2014 onwards, Marc is based in Sydney, Australia where he is expanding his horizon into the AsiaPacific, Australian and New Zealand markets.