Adse de Kock
Adse is a partner at Oaklins Small Cap Advisory B.V., part of Oaklins Netherlands. He currently serves on Oaklins International’s executive committee as vice president for Europe and MENA. Adse has advised both privately-owned companies and private equity firms in a wide range of sectors.
Prior to joining Oaklins Netherlands, Adse founded his own M&A firm. Before this, Adse was a partner at Van Huffelen & Meenink, a regional audit firm. He started his career as a tax consultant with Loyens & Volkmaars. Adse has several non-executive board memberships, such as of Broekhuis Holding BV, the number three automotive player in the Netherlands with a turnover of more than US$1 billion and over 1,200 employees; Royal Wijma, a family-owned business active in hardwood with a strong footprint in Africa and South America; and Ten Brinke Groep BV, a construction company mainly active in Germany with a turnover of over US$1 billion. Adse has a master’s in economics from Tilburg University, where he specialized in fiscal affairs.