At Earth Capital (EC) we think globally, but have the added benefit of colleagues around the world who are experts in their local markets. From 1984 to December 2020, this team had an overall IRR of 28.5% in 256 realised investments (i.e. sale, flotation or administration/liquidation) and unrealised investments and they have made 47 sustainable private equity investments since 1985 generating an IRR of 45.2%. We also strongly believe in promoting diversity, as an equal opportunities firm and have signed the UK Government’s Charter on Women in Finance. For more information visit our About Us page.

Avent Bezuidenhoudt

Image of Earth Capital staff member Avent Bezuidenhoudt, Head of Investment and Director

Head of Investment and Director

Avent is Head of Invesment and a Director at Earth Capital as well as a member of the Investment Committee.

Avent leads the investment team and her responsibilities include making new investments with a particular focus on new technologies in the sustainability sector, as well as working with the management teams of our portfolio companies to develop and deliver on their strategic plans.

Avent has over 25 years’ experience in investing, portfolio management and corporate finance advisory, with a particular focus on high growth technology businesses and a strong track record of private equity technology deals.

Prior to joining Earth Capital, Avent was a Senior Fund Manager at The FSE Group and before moving into investment management, was an Assistant Director in the London Corporate Finance team at BDO UK.