Managing Director , ASIA ENERGY TRANSITION FUND
Edgare Kerkwijk has recently joined South Pole Group as Managing Director for the new Asia Energy Transition Fund and is based in Singapore. Prior to joining South Pole Group, Edgare founded Asia Green Capital Partners, which was a renewable energy project development company developing wind, solar and hydro projects in Southeast Asia, supported by IFC and ADB, and subsequently sold to Macquarie Capital. Before that, Edgare was Partner and CFO for BioX Group, an integrated renewable energy firm. Prior to his position in the BioX Group, Edgare worked as a Director Institutional Sales at State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) in Brussels and was responsible for the Benelux Sales Team. Before that, Edgare held several senior positions within Rabobank International in Europe and Asia. In his last role at Rabobank, Edgare was an Associate Director for the bank’s merger and acquisition team in Southeast Asia and has advised on a wide range of Corporate Finance and M&A transactions within Europe and Asia. Edgare holds a Masters of Business Economics from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam (Netherlands) and a Bachelor of Economic Psychology from the Catholic University in Tilburg (Netherlands).