“I really enjoy working with leadership teams to build better, more profitable businesses”

MENNO VEENEKLAAS

MENNO VEENEKLAAS
GENERAL OPERATING PARTNER

“I find it very stimulating working closely with my investment and operating partner colleagues to develop focused value creation plans for new investee companies and to then work closely with management teams to support implementation.”

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Menno has 30 years of diverse business experience. At Allegro he works closely with portfolio company executive teams to develop and implement value creation and transformation strategies. He also works closely with the Allegro deal team on new deals focusing on commercial, operational and executive team due diligence and developing value creation plans.

Before joining Allegro in 2017 Menno spent 6 years with Partners in Performance where he specialised in leading business improvement diagnostics and transformation projects focused on rapid EBITDA improvement. He also led over 30 commercial due diligence projects for private equity funds.

Prior to PIP Menno had 8 years in CEO and MD roles with two ecommerce companies and a medical group. In the earlier part of his career he worked with The Boston Consulting Group and Macquarie Bank Private Equity.

He has extensive experience working in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Europe and North America and has held many Directorships with private companies. Current directorships include Long Reef Ventures (a private investment company) and Sydney Growth Ventures (a private investment and advisory firm).

QUALIFICATIONS

Master of Business Administration
Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
Economics and Politics, University of York, UK