As a management team, we are driven by the desire to excel at what we do, so we can surpass our client's expectations. The Hoving & Partners management team is supported by a hand-picked network of specialist advisors. This means our clients enjoy a consistent, friendly, no-nonsense experience throughout their relationship with us.


Jan-Paul Menke

Executive Director

Jan-Paul sets the Company strategic direction. He is a keen rower, triathlete and entrepreneur in communication technologies.

Vanessa Racloz

Account Manager

Vanessa has co-responsibility for discretionary accounts.She joined the team in 2009 and has recently become addicted to kite surfing.

Jan Dirk Wackie Eysten

Relationship Manager

Jan Dirk is also Hoving & Partner’s Compliance Officer, DBRT Genève President, and proud family man.

Patrick Racloz

Financial Director & Account Manager

With an incredible eye for detail, Patrick manages Hoving and Partners’ finances. He is a skier, marathon runner and mountaineer.

Jan IJff

Senior Invesment Officer

Jan researches and brings insight and knowledge to the team—and is a lover of the great outdoors. He joined Hoving in 2010.

Robert Kropman

Relationship Manager

Robert Kropman joined Hoving & Partners in 2017 after successfully managing local and regional offices for a well-known wealth management company in The Netherlands.

Colette Le Ray

Relationship Manager

Dedicating the last 25 years to investment management, Colette joined Hoving & Partners in 2017.

Advisory Committee

Our advisory committee draws upon a wealth of knowledge, including our advisory network and strategic partners.
Michael Hoving

Non-executive Director

Michael is our co-Founder and established Hoving & Partners in Geneva in 2004 after many years experience in financial markets.

Paul Huijsmans

Non-executive Director

Paul is a member of the board of a number of Dutch private company pension funds and charities, and protector of a number of family trusts.

Michiel Palthe

Non-executive Director

A seasoned consultant, Michiel oversees operations at Danum, and is the co-founder of a highly successful Dutch asset management firm.

Eric Everard


Eric has 30 years experience in the financial industry, from fixed income and debt structuring to commodities and general asset management.

Erwin Kooij


Erwin is Founder of Danum advisors, consultant to the advisory committee, and an award-winning investment case-builder.