Lodewijk van der Meulen, one of the partners of the Borealis Hotel Group holds a degree in Dutch Corporate Law. In various positions within Deloitte he was involved in the field of advising institutional players and governmental bodies with regard to their real estate interests, specializing in PPS, inner city developments, DBFM contracts and European tenders. In 2005 he joined the law firm of Friedberg Oudendijk in Amsterdam and was admitted to the Amsterdam and Dutch Bar. In this period he specialized in corporate and real estate law and was active as a lawyer for the Borealis hotel group. In January 2010, he joined Borealis as a partner and was fully involved in the establishment and recent sale of the first portfolio; The Vincent Hotel Group, consisting of 11 select service hotels in the Netherlands.