Bastiaan graduated with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Law from Utrecht University in the Netherlands. He also studied Law at Cambridge University in the United Kingdom. Furthermore, he holds a postgraduate degree in Financial Law from the Grotius Academy in the Netherlands.
In 2013, Bastiaan joined Bolder’s office in the Netherlands as a Fund Lawyer, focusing on the financial law aspects of different investment funds in various jurisdictions and servicing a wide range of clients in the structuring of their investment funds. As Senior Fund Lawyer in 2016, he became responsible for monitoring legal developments, primarily in relation to financial law. Since 2019, he has overseen a team of lawyers spread over various offices worldwide as Manager of Legal. That same year, he joined the newly established Singapore office of Bolder, where he assisted with further growth by concentrating on the local and regional legal aspects (mainly in relation to financial law).
As of 2021, Bastiaan is Bolder’s Head of Governance in Singapore. In that role, he oversees various governance services being offered to clients, such as regulatory, tax, AML and directorships.