Team

Philip Buyskes, Chief Executive Officer

Philip Buyskes is the architect of the Frontclear business concept; having developed the elements of the business plan in recent years whilst at TCX Investment Management Company B.V. Philip joined TCX in 2008. Prior to TCX, Philip was an Investment Officer at the Development Bank of Southern Africa for 4 years.  Prior to DBSA, Philip worked at the European Institute of Public Administration in Maastricht, The Netherlands. He holds a Master in International Business from Maastricht University and is FRM certified. In 2014 Philip completed Harvard Business School’s comprehensive leadership program, the Program for Leadership Development.

Contact information:

e pbuyskes@frontclear.com

 

Erik van Dijk, Chief Finance & Risk Officer

Erik van Dijk started his career in 1997 as the Treasurer of ABN AMRO Bank in Paramaribo, Suriname. In 2002, he returned to the Netherlands to continue his career in the Treasury Department of the Dutch bilateral development bank FMO. His last position at FMO was Director Financial Markets, responsible for Treasury, Loan Syndication and Structured Finance. In 2011 he joined KPMG Advisory.  Erik started his own independent advisory practice under the name of Par Value Advisory in 2013. Erik graduated in Mathematics (Msc) at the Rijksuniversiteit Leiden.

Contact information:

e evandijk@frontclear.com

 

Andrei Shinkevich, Senior Vice President – Eastern Europe & CIS, Asia Region Structuring and Sales

Before joining Frontclear, Andrei led his own independent frontier markets advisory practice, Cambalt Advisors. From 2008-2012, Andrei was Investment Banking Director and Management Board Member of Ameriabank. Prior to that, Andrei worked at IFC’s Treasury department Washington, DC focusing on ALM, portfolio and risk management fand performed actuarial analyses for CNA Insurance in Chicago. Andrei has a MS in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (MS in Economics) and the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (BS and MS in Applied Mathematics), and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder.

Contact information:

e ashinkevich@frontclear.com

 

Daniel Baeza, Vice President – LATAM Structuring and Sales

Before joining Frontclear, Daniel was the Treasurer of Banco Improsa, a Costa Rican bank. Prior to this, Daniel worked at Citibank’s Treasury Department as the Head Trader in Costa Rica, overseeing the spot FX, derivatives, fixed income and GDN portfolio. Daniel has an MBA with concentration in finance from IE Business School in Madrid and a BS in Industrial Engineering from the Universidad Latina in Costa Rica. Daniel has been a Professor of Finance at several private universities in Costa Rica.

Contact information:

e dbaeza@frontclear.com

 

Ingrid Hagen, Vice President – Strategic Projects

Ingrid Hagen is responsible for Frontclear’s Technical Assistance Programme.  Ingrid began her career in 1996 at the IFC in Washington DC as an Evaluation Officer.  In 1998, she moved to The Netherlands and has held a variety of top level management positions in the financial industry.  These include Manager at FMO Marketing & Communications, Global Head at Rabobank International Communications and most recently, Director Strategy & Funding at Cordaid.  Ingrid has held and holds positions in a number of non-profit boards in The Netherlands and abroad.  She has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins University.

Contact information:

e ihagen@frontclear.com