Chief Financial Officer
Martin Palenik has 9+years of experience in audit, banking, M&A and venture capital. In the year 2012, he started his professional career in Mazars company where he went through several positions from financial audit senior to a senior consultant on Financial Advisory Department responsible for due diligence, valuations and other financial and M&A projects in several sectors such as insurance, constructions or automotive. Martin also spent a certain time in Mazars South Africa at the Corporate Finance department working on M&A deals. In the years 2018-2020, he worked in ING Bank as an internal auditor responsible for the EMEA region where he supervised on quality of selected processes in wholesale banking. Before joining GLOBSEC, Martin held the chief analyst role in Venture to Future Fund – an investment fund focusing on small and medium enterprises and venture capital deals where he expertized in preparing financial models and evaluating compelling investments. Martin graduated in Economic policy at the University of Economics and in International Finance at Nottingham Trent University and he is a certified ACCA chart holder.