Frederik von Barnekow is the Managing Director and Head of VALE Europe. Prior to joining VALE, Frederik was a partner and Head of M&A at RiskPoint. During his time at RiskPoint, in addition to underwriting duties, Frederik was responsible for carrier and team management as well as authoring and executing the M&A business plan. Before joining RiskPoint, Frederik practiced law in both Copenhagen and New York with a focus on M&A and corporate law. Frederik holds an LL.M. (Master of Laws) from UC Berkeley (California) and a Master of Laws from the University of Copenhagen.