Management team Trigal

Executive Director & Board Member

Matej Runjak

Matej is CEO of TRIGAL and a Board Member of Trigal GP. He joined Trigal from PwC.

Matej is CEO of TRIGAL and a Board Member of Trigal GP. He joined Trigal from PwC. Before PwC he served as a Board member of Slovenian Sovereign Holding. In his early career he worked in an investment boutique Poteza and in Frankfurt where he co-led restructuring of LHB bank. He also served as a non-executive director of several large Slovenian companies. He holds a Bachelor degree in banking from Ljubljana University and MBA from Mainz University.
Chairman of the Board

Gert Waltenbauer

Gert has been the Chief Executive Officer of KGAL GmbH & Co. KG since 2014, having joined KGAL Group in 1993.

Gert has been the Chief Executive Officer of KGAL GmbH & Co. KG since 2014, having joined KGAL Group in 1993. In KGAL Gert is responsible for Human Resources, Marketing & Communications, Audit, Legal and Compliance/Anti-Money Laundering.

Before KGAL, he worked for Svenska Finans Deutschland GmbH and Commerzleasing GmbH. Gert has a Master‘s degree in Economics from Bochum University.

Vice-chairman of the Board

Gregory Ingram

Gregory Ingram has been a Supervisory Board Member of KGAL since 2014.

Gregory Ingram has been a Supervisory Board Member of KGAL since 2014. In 2002, Gregory established a PE real estate fund and built up a real estate portfolio of over EUR 450m in France and in Germany.

Gregory holds an MBA form CERAM – European School of Business, and a BA in Economic Sciences from Lycée Saint-François de Salle.

Non-executive member of the Board

Uroš Ivanc

Uroš joined Triglav in 2001 and since than had different roles in the company.

Uroš is a CFO of Triglav. He joined Triglav in 2001 and since than had different roles in the company; from analyst to Head of corporate finance and Executive Director of Finance. He holds a Bachelor degree in Economics and a Master‘s degree from the Ljubljana University. Uroš is also a CFA Charterholder.
Non-executive member of the Board

David Benedek

David started his career at the UBS Investment Bank in New York and Tokyo in the field of corporate finance.

David started his career at the UBS Investment Bank in New York and Tokyo in the field of corporate finance. He spent more than 11 years at NLB, performing various managerial functions. He joined Triglav in 2014. Currently he is managing Triglav Group subsidiaries and is a chairman of the SB of Triglav Osiguranje Zagreb. He graduated from the Faculty of Economics in Ljubljana and has an MBA from Indiana University – Kelley School of Business.

Operational team Trigal

Executive Director Trigal doo & Board Member Trigal GP

Matej Runjak

Matej is CEO of TRIGAL and a Board Member of Trigal GP. He joined Trigal from PwC. Before PwC he served as a Board member of Slovenian Sovereign Holding. In his early career he worked in an investment boutique Poteza and in Frankfurt where he co-led restructuring of LHB bank. He also served as a non-executive director of several large Slovenian companies. He holds a Bachelor degree in banking from Ljubljana University and MBA from Mainz University.

Director Sales

Tajana Mrkić

Tajana is a Sales director at Trigal and also responsible for Client Management. She joined Trigal from Erste Bank Croatia, where she served as Head of Corporate Finance. Before Erste she worked for EBRD (both in London and Zagreb), and Zagrebačka banka dd. While at EBRD, she served as a non -executive director of Erste PF Mgmt. Company. Tajana holds a Bachelor degree in finance from the University of Zagreb and Corporate Finance from London Business School.

Senior Advisor

Primož Hajdinjak

Primož is responsible for project appraisal, valuation and modelling. He joined Trigal from PWC where he worked as a manager in M&A, responsible for leading due diligence and valuation process on behalf of strategic and PE investors. Primož also worked for Hypo bank in Sales and Risk controlling departments. Primož holds a Master‘s degree in Financial Management from Ljubljana University and has passed all CFA exams.

Asset – Asset Manager

Mirko Pervanje

Mirko is Trigal’s Asset Manager. He joined Trigal from Centrice Real Estate Ljubljana where he worked as an asset manager for office and retail portfolio. He has more than 10 years’ experience in real estate management. Before Centrice Mirko worked at Addiko bank Slovenia, responsible for bank’s real estate portfolio. Mirko holds a Civil Engineering degree from the University of Ljubljana.

External Counsel

Maja Menard

Maja is a Principal at the Law Firm FaturMenard. Previously, she was a partner at Ulčar & Partners, and associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in France. Maja holds a Master’s from the University of Paris Nanterre and a Law degree from the Ljubljana University. Her expertise includes corporate law, competition law, EU law and domestic and international dispute resolution.

Back Office

Tina Fatur

Tina joined Trigal at the beginning and assisted Matej in setting up a Trigal doo. She worked earlier in the Slovenian Ministry of Finance and in the Slovenian Sovereign Holding as administrative officer.