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Avent Bezuidenhoudt

Image of Earth Capital staff member Avent Bezuidenhoudt, Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

Avent is Chief Executive Officer at Earth Capital Ltd, as well as a Board Director and member of the Investment Committee.

Avent is one of the leading water tech investors in the UK and has been recognised by Business Insider and Tribe Capital as one of the top 10 female early stage investors in Europe. She has over 25 years’ experience in venture capital and private equity investing, portfolio management and corporate finance advisory, with a particular focus on high-growth technology businesses.

Prior to joining ECL, Avent was a Senior Fund Manager at The FSE Group, an Assistant Director in the London Corporate Finance team at BDO UK and did advisory work with VCT funds and UHNWI's.

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.