Mr. van de Ven is a vice president in the Harris Williams Consumer Group. He has advised clients on cross-border mergers, acquisitions and strategic advisory assignments and has extensive experience executing both sell- and buy-side M&A transactions. Mr. van de Ven joined Harris Williams in 2020 from Robert W. Baird. Prior, he earned an MSc in Finance & Investments, MSc in Chinese Economics & Business and BSc in International Business Administration from the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University in the Netherlands. Based in London, he is a Dutch native speaker and fluent in English.