Maarten Kraaijenhagen is a multilingual entrepreneur and has been involved in several business start-ups, holding over 20 years of experience in business consultancy in sectors like mining, infrastructure, energy, technology and agribusiness, among others.
He started his professional career in different management positions throughout Europa and Latin America for companies like Aon, fiNext, ING Group, MSC and Heineken. In 2008 he co-founded Access Latin America (ALA), an internationally operating consultancy firm, with currently 6 offices throughout Europe and Latin America.
In 2010 he co-founded GEIMSA, the Spanish abbreviation for “Gestion E Inversion Minera S.A.” that stands for “Mining Investment & Management Inc.” GEIMSA is dedicated to the development of mining prospects throughout Latin America. In 2012 he co-founded “Latin Mining Solutions S.A.” a product and service provider for the Chilean and Peruvian Mining Industry.
In 2013 he co-founded the advisory firm “Cape Horn Investment Advisory SpA”, a Corporate Finance and Merger & Acquisitions boutique advisory firm, active in the energy, mining, agriculture and real estate, among other sectors. In 2017 Cape Horn became the partner of ONEtoONE Corporate Finance, a global Mergers & Acquisitions advisory firm, with 40 offices on 5 continents, providing services like, Company Valuations, Sell Side & Buy Side Advisory, Capital Raising, Mergers , Strategic Advisory and Debt Structuring Services among others.
Maarten holds several boards of director positions, among them he is board member of Metatron, a mining service provider company and board member of the National Chamber of Commerce and the Foundation Eurochile, funded by the EU and government of Chile and since 2013 he has served as Vice- President and President of the Dutch Chilean Chamber of Commerce.
Maarten holds a Master of Science degree in Business Administration from the Groningen State University in The Netherlands and obtained a postgraduate degree in Information and Knowledge Management from the Friedrich Alexander University in Erlangen- Nuremberg, the Universidad de Chile in Santiago and the Groningen State University in The Netherlands.
Country Director Chile
What others say
“Maarten is a well-organized, focused professional with talent for visionary projects and with strong management skills to deliver high class, value added Products and Services. I have known him for quite some time now and he has always been an interesting person to meet, know and work with, also his international scope gives him a plus, not only on business skills but also communication skills. It is always a pleasure and a value to my own personal work to interact with Maarten.”
Patricio Rojas Hubner, Strategic Business Manager, Bloom Consulting
“Maarten is a highly skilled professional with the rare ability to put at ease and motivate its collaborators from the very first moment. While working with him, I always had the needed support to accomplish my tasks and the opportunity to learn from a professional who is ready to share its point of view and knowledge.”
Ricardo Wechsler, Manager Parcela 24