Brenlen Jinkens

Managing Director


Mr. Jinkens is a Managing Director in Greenhill’s Capital Advisory group and is primarily responsible for coverage and execution of secondary transactions. Since joining Cogent Partners (which Greenhill acquired in 2015) in 2004, Mr. Jinkens has been responsible for managing all aspects of client engagements and transaction execution and has served a wide range of clients throughout continental Europe and the UK.  Prior to joining Cogent, Mr. Jinkens was an Executive Director of Lehman Brothers, where he covered financial services technology businesses in the UK, Germany and Scandinavia. Mr. Jinkens also previously started an online financial services business and worked for five years in the financial services practice of McKinsey & Company in Paris and London. He has nearly 20 years of experience advising financial services companies and other entities.

Mr. Jinkens has an MBA from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University and a BA from Princeton University.