Mads graduated with a First Class degree in BSc. (Hons) Economics at City University in 2003 and passed the CFA in 2006. He joined Hermes Focus Asset Management Europe, an activist fund, in 2003. In 2007, Mads joined Lancaster Investment Management as a partner and generalist senior analyst at launch, where he spent five years. Before joining Bodenholm, Mads spent a year and a half at Talisman Global Asset Management, a leading British family office.