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Simon Colleu
Kartesia aims to foster teamwork in a dynamic environment where we are committed to promote equality and diversity in areas such as recruitment, training and career development. We encourage diversity among our employees and ensure everyone receives the same fair and transparent treatment. Over the last few years, we also focused on giving young people the opportunity to learn and acquire competencies. Today, 5 of our 45 employees were previously interns (>10%).
new employees
Kartesia is pleased to announce seven new hires for both its investment and operations teams, as it continues to grow its assets under management across Europe. The new employees will be based across Kartesia’s offices in London, Paris, Madrid and Luxembourg.
New Employees
Kartesia is pleased to announce the hire of Lizeth Bonilla from BNP Paribas. Lizeth will report into Sharif Anbar-Colas, Head of Structured Credit, to help expand the firm’s CLO investment capabilities and will be based in London.
new joiners

Since the beginning of the year, Kartesia has already welcomed 6 new joiners who will strengthen our team.

Nick Holman
Kartesia is pleased to announce the hire of Nick Holman from Santander. Nick will lead investments in the UK from the Kartesia Senior Opportunities (KSO) I fund.
Valentin Madariaga
In June, Kartesia’s team flew from Brussels, London and Luxembourg to Seville for a team building event. Spread over several days, the activities were held at the Valentin de Madariaga foundation, an institution dedicated to promoting entrepreneurial spirit, contemporary art and social initiatives.
Jean Pola Crop
After five years in Corporate Finance, Jean joins Kartesia’s investment team as Investment Manager. When asked about the reasons why he joined Kartesia, Jean praises the “entrepreneurial spirit and pragmatic approach” of the team and Kartesia’s ...
Coralie De Maesschalck
After ten years in Private Equity and audit services, Coralie joins Kartesia as Portfolio Manager. Her position also includes implementing best in class ESG policies at Kartesia, who signed the UNPRI in 2014. Coralie enjoys working in “a flexible environment where everything seems possible”.
Thomas Janneau Pola
Thomas graduated from EM Lyon Business School. Before joining Kartesia, he worked as CFO for an investment manager specialized in office real estate and was member of the board, in charge of all financial & reporting, compliance, fund administration, legal and corporate aspects.
Hanna Witzke Pola
Hana is a lawyer and a member of Koblenz Bar Association. She has more than five years of experience in structuring and setting-up alternative investment funds and private equity structure in Luxembourg.