1964 – Studied Business Administration (Computer Science) at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. Frans Jan has been active for many years at MeesPierson, Morgan Stanley, ING and GE Capital as an analyst and asset manager and has held various Managing Director positions. From that role Frans Jan has made a substantial contribution to the funding of both Berk Partners III and Berk Partners IV.
In recent years he has been active as an entrepreneur. He has successfully started, funded and subsequently brought several companies to the market. Frans Jan is part of the Berk Partners investment team and is co-founder / shareholder of the Berk Partners Growth Fund.