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Biographies

Knut Reinertz

Knut Reinertz was born in Luxembourg in 1963 and grew up in Belgium, Luxembourg and Finland. In 1987, he graduated from the University of Trier in Germany with majors in Finance and Banking. After working for BGL in Luxembourg in the institutional portfolio management department until 1990, he spent some years in Finland and Canada. In 1993 he rejoined BGL, this time in Hong Kong where his last position held was Chief Representative and General Manager. In 2002, he moved back to Luxembourg, heading the department in charge of New Markets in Fortis’ private banking division. At the end of 2007, he started Edison Capital Partners S.A. Knut became a CFA Charterholder in 1996 and serves as Vice President for the Luxembourg CFA Society.

Patrick Hansen
MCS Director


Patrick Hansen was born in Luxembourg. He holds a Commercial Engineer degree from ICHEC, Brussels as well as an MBA Finance degree from McGill University Montreal. After graduating from McGill he worked for management consulting firm Arthur D. Little in London in their corporate finance department concentrating on the media & telecommunication industry. Thereafter he created with some partners several successful companies, one of which was sold to Nasdaq-quoted Company (MNST) and another one to a company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (REA).
In 2003 he joined Deloitte Luxembourg to set up their activities in Russia. Having finished his tasks he then was recruited by the Fortis Banking Group to set up their first representative office in Russia and to build it to a commercially successful and profitable entity. He was closely involved in several major financial transactions in Russia. In 2007 Patrick Hansen founded Edison Capital Partners s. a. together with Knut Reinertz and Graham Wilson. Patrick Hansen is currently Director of MCS.

Valeryi Kornienko
Director


Valeryi Kornienko was born in Siberia, Russia, in 1946. After graduating in oil engineering from the Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas in 1970, Valeryi Kornienko occupied several executive positions at the Russian geological institute V/O Technoexport until 1987. From 1994 until 2006, he was the CEO of the French company Investment Groupe, before moving to Luxembourg in 2007 as VP of Young Energy Prize S.A. He has been the director of MCS since 2008 and is responsible for the offshore pipeline construction projects, as well as the supply of maritime equipment.