Paul Schutjens Partner

Paul Schutjens

Personal quote / vision

I have committed myself to providing high quality services by combining optimal performing teams with relevant experience and specific expertise with delivering added value to my clients.

Specialist experience

  • Extensive audit and advisory experience in investment management, (regulated) investment funds with investments in real estate, private equity, infrastructure, and renewable energy and international holding and financing structures.
  • In-depth financial reporting expertise (IFRS accredited, Dutch GAAP).
  • Specialized in valuation issues for real estate, construction, renewable energy, and private equity and in-depth knowledge of IPEV / EVCA valuation guidelines.
  • Broad experience and expertise of corporate governance, risk management and compliance, including laws and regulations (AIFMD) and ISAE 3402 certification.

Specific client experience

  • Investment managers.
  • Investment funds (both regulated and unregulated).
  • Financing structures (capital carkets).
  • Alternative investment vehicles with a focus on real estate, infrastructure, private equity and renewable energy, among others.
  • International holding structures.
  • Real estate investors.
  • Property managers.
  • Construction and project development.
  • Infrastructure.

Education and work experience

  • 1997 - 2000 | Avans Hogeschool | Bachelor of economics.
  • 2000 | Nyenrode | Accountancy.
  • 2004 - 2008 | EY | Senior Personnel Financial Services Organization / Multinationals.
  • 2012 - 2016 | EY | Senior Manager Assurance.
  • 2016 - present | Mazars | Partner-owner Audit, Financial Audit.

Additional positions

  • I am also involved in various internal and external quality initiatives, including writing and supporting internal and NBA practice manuals, culture and behavior initiatives, and thesis and internship guidance.
  • I am also a member of the Financial Institutions Sector Group and the Construction & Real Estate Sector Group and a member of the Mazars Global Real Estate Group.