Steffen Smeenk

Business associate Russia, CIS

Steffen Smeenk

Education:
University of Amsterdam             Master’s degree in Business, Administration and Management

Job Title: Partner Russia
When you are after specific advice on the Russian and Ukraine market, Steffen is the person to speak to. He is Larive’s Russia partner and specialist. Not only does he speak the language fluently he has also spent over six years working in Russia. Steffen has a wide-range of experience and some his recent work includes advising on joints ventures in Russia, exit strategies and risk analyses for investments in the Ukraine market. He knows all there is to know about why, when and how (and how not) to invest on the Russian market.

Background:
From being a former KPMG partner to CEO of Europapier and Esselte, Steffen has an impressive resume. He also spent many years of his career outside of the Netherlands. Russia and Asia are two of the geographic locations Steffen gained most of his international experience. Steffen has given specialist advice throughout his career on international business strategies and cross border M&A transactions for a long time.