Mario Koster

Managing Partner & Independent Director

Mario Koster acts as independent director and conducting officer for a number of funds and management companies. Mario has more than 20 years of experience in the financial sector, 16 thereof in the Luxembourg investment fund industry. Mario is a seasoned risk manager with specialist knowledge in relation to investment compliance and risk management for funds governed by the UCITS and the AIFMD framework. Mario has experience and qualified knowledge in fund operations.

Before joining TRINOVA, Mario worked at Carne Group where he was a member of the executive committee and conducting officer of the Luxembourg regulated UCITS and AIFM management company of Carne Group. Mario was acting as risk manager of Carne Luxembourg before he took over the responsibility for the operations, compliance and portfolio management functions. He was also a director of funds and holding companies.

Mario previously also worked as senior risk manager at Allianz Global Investors in Luxembourg where he was involved in projects across all European management companies of Allianz Global Investors. Prior to this, Mario was employed by Cominvest Asset Management Luxembourg S.A. in the fund accounting department where he was leading a team.

Mario started his career as banker at a German bank, is a certified banker and graduate in bank management and business administration. Mario participated in various risk management working groups at ALFI (Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry). He is fluent in German and English.

Email: m.koster(at)

Phone: +352 284 803 33 163
Mobile: +352 661 404 067

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