Managing Director – AETF
South Pole Group
Edgare Kerkwijk has joined the South Pole Group to act as Managing Director of South Pole Group’s investment initiatives in Southeast Asiaand is based in Singapore. Prior to joining the 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 with the support of IFC and ADB and subsequently sold to Macquarie Capital.
Before that, Edgare was Partner and CFO for BioX Group, an integrated renewable energy firm. Edgare has also worked as a Director Institutional Sales at State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) in Brussels and was responsible for the Benelux Sales Team. He also 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).