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.

Michael Hoving

Investment Director

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

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

Lead Analyst & Product Developer

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.

Michel Galland

Relationship Manager

Highly respected by colleagues and clients alike, Michel joined Hoving & Partners in 2013. He is former manager of Banque Bonhôte’s Geneva branch and has a wealth of experience.

Advisory Committee

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

Erwin Kooij


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

Eric Everard


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