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Paul Lamers

Paul Lamers

Paul Lamers
Member of the investment committee


Paul is a member of the Investment Committee of Smile Invest. He is a seasoned private equity investor in the Dutch midcap market where he was for two decades active as a partner at Alpinvest, Taros Capital and Gilde Equity Management. Paul started his career as an M&A advisor at KPMG Corporate Finance. With over 25 years investment experience and more than 50 deals in the Benelux midcap market Paul brings a wealth of experience.

Paul enjoys mountain sports.

Former experience

  • Partner AlpInvest Partners
  • Managing Partner Taros Capital
  • Managing Partner Gilde Equity Management


  • Business Administration, University of Groningen

Board representation


  • Advisory board mandate at Committed Capital 1 & 2
  • Currently directly invested in more than 10 buy-out companies a.o. SmartSD, Rovers, Oldelft Ultrasound


Paul took board and observer roles in over 20 companies in the Benelux and the UK in his capacity as a lead investor in both majority and minority positions.