Jens used to work as a lawyer and tax consultant before he joined Wenzl Assekuranz in 1999. In 2001 he became the major partner.
Manuel joined Wenzl as a Partner on 1st November 2021 to lead our international expansion by leveraging his experience, technical expertise, excellent language skills and deep-routed affinity to many cultures acquired at major banks and brokers in many countries. He is specialized in sophisticated structures enabling new and additional deal flow for corporates, banks and specialist insurers. Manuel is a frequent panelist at industry associations such ICISA, ITFA, LMA and IACPM covering new applications of surety and how to comply with cross-border regulatory requirements. As a result of his multicultural upbringing and previous work experience, he is fluent in Spanish, German, Italian and English.
Ricardo Quílez has been working decades in the financial service industry in Spain becoming an expert in sophisticated cross-border surety and guarantee solutions for corporates and banks in Spain. In his previous role he was instrumental in setting up many innovative bank surety structures leveraging his extensive network and sterling reputation in the market. In addition, he had a regional risk distribution responsibility covering asset classes such as loans, receivables as well as guarantees. His deep understanding of client needs, his knowledge of banks and sureties in combination with his extensive network make him a valuable member of our European Team.