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Dedicated Team

Laura Rusu
Founder, Managing Partner 

Laura previously led all the financing workstreams at Jacobs Holding in Zurich, Switzerland, after having developed credit experience at Park Square Capital in London, United Kingdom.

Strategic advisors

Sandra Pajarola
Strategic advisor

Currently: Board Member at ICG Enterprise Trust, Supervisory Board Member of Avedon Capital and Strategic Advisor to other PE funds

2000-12: Partner at Partners Group

Previously: 20 years financial expertise gained in commercial banking, alternative insurance and reinsurance with Credit Suisse, Converium and Centre Solutions

Raphael Heynold
Strategic advisor

Currently: Managing Director at Partners Capital

2011-20: Global Head of Institutional Private Clients at HSBC

1995-11: Executive Director of Financial Institutions Group and Investment Management at Goldman Sachs in London and Asia

Our Partners


The Investment Diversity Exchange (TIDE) connects movers and shakers and promotes diversity & inclusion within the investment industry.

FINANCE People Solutions is a specialised globally operating direct search, interim management provider and career advisory firm, with core competency in recruiting permanent and interim CFOs and their direct report management level.