Mr. Goutman is a director and head of the finance & operations activities for RobecoSAM Private Equity. He oversees all finance and operational related activities for RobecoSAM Private Equity, including fund accounting and reporting, management accounting, taxes, risk management, internal control and (regulatory) fund compliance. Prior to joining Robeco in March 2015, Mr. Goutman was an Executive Director within the asset management practice of Ernst & Young Accountants (EY). In this role, he gained over 15 years of experience in the asset management industry, mainly in audit and advisory engagements for a broad range of private equity funds, hedge funds, mutual funds and investment managers and advisors, including various AIFMD and other regulatory assignments. During his time at EY, Mr. Goutman also worked in the asset management practice of EY New York, U.S.A. for two years. Mr. Goutman holds an M.Sc. in Business Administration and a graduate degree in auditing from Tilburg University. He is a certified public accountant in the Netherlands (Registeraccountant), a United States Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and member of the State of New Hampshire Board of Accountancy.