London, April 6th 2021 

Asper is pleased to announce that Dirk Hovers has joined the firm as Director, strengthening Asper’s investment team and presence in the Netherlands. 

Dirk joins from a senior investment role with leading Dutch pension fund manager APG, one of the largest global institutional investors in infrastructureAt APG Dirk led and managed several large-scale infrastructure investments with a specific focus on sustainable energy 

At Asper, Dirk will contribute to the investments into the established sustainable energy platforms in the Netherlands, Sweden and Ireland. He will also support the firm’s growth, in line with its strategy of backing entrepreneurial developers of sustainable infrastructure. 

“We are delighted to welcome Dirk to our team” said Luigi Pettinicchio, CEO of Asper.  We have worked with him as a client over many years, and we are now very excited at the prospect of working alongside him to Build the New in the Netherlands and beyond!”. 

Asper combines an entrepreneurial drive with a true passion for sustainable investing. I share their ambitions and look forward to working with the Asper team for their current and future institutional clients to build the infrastructure for the future”, Dirk added.