Dirk has extensive entrepreneurial and financial experience. He has co-founded & supported companies like kochabo, brandsfever, brandmile, voucherwow.
Before relocating to Singapore in 2010 Dirk worked as an investment professional at zouk, a leading venture capital firm focused on cleantech, coming from another London-based private equity house. During his career in private equity he has managed the origination, assessment, investment and monitoring of private equity holdings in the smart grid, water, solar, e-commerce and real estate space with the total investment sums per deal ranging from â‚¬10m-800m.
Prior to private equity he worked for Deutsche Bank Asset Management London as a portfolio management professional investing mainly into European equities as part of a 10 people team with responsibility for â‚¬13bn.
Dirk holds a BSc. in Computer Science from Hildesheim University and a dual MSc. in Finance & Economics and International Management (CEMS) from Copenhagen Business School and ESADE respectively.