Earth Capital promotes Avent Bezuidenhoudt to Head of Investment
Date published: Thursday, 6 January 2022
Earth Capital, the sustainable investing private equity specialist, has appointed Avent Bezuidenhoudt as Head of Investment as the firm continues the deployment of its flagship Nobel Sustainability Fund® amid record interest in sustainable investment. She will also be joining the board as a director of Earth Capital and the Investment Committee.
Avent joined Earth Capital in July 2020 as Investment Director with over 25 years of experience in investing, portfolio management, and corporate finance advisory. She is an expert at identifying and supporting high-growth technology companies and has been a valuable member of the firm’s investment team. Prior to joining Earth Capital, she was a senior fund manager at The FSE Group.
Her expertise, ability, and dedication make Avent the ideal candidate to lead Earth Capital’s Investment Team and demonstrate how responsible private market investment plays a crucial role in responding to the climate crisis.
Gordon Power, Chief Investment Officer of Earth Capital, said: “Avent has proved to be a trusted and valuable member of the Earth Capital team in her short time here, and we are pleased to have her move into the Head of Investment role. She has a broad range of experience and the drive to enhance our focus amid a surge of investor interest in our sector.”
Avent Bezuidenhoudt, Head of Investment of Earth Capital, added: “It is a privilege to be appointed to this post, with the support of the team, and at this exciting time for Earth Capital. Our mission to deliver returns that do not cost the earth, has never been more important in our post COP-26 content and I am excited to begin deploying our Nobel Sustainability Fund®.”