Mark Bakker

Associate Director
Private Equity

Mark joined 3i in 2008 and is an Associate Director in the Benelux team.

As a member of the deal team, he is involved in the buyout and portfolio management of Element Materials Technology, a global materials and product qualification testing business Mark was also involved in 3i’s investment in Refresco Gerber, (Europe's leading bottler of soft drinks and fruit juices for private label and A brands), and led the sale of German automotive supplier Hilite to AVICEM from China. Mark was previously a board member of VNU Media, which was sold to Belgian media conglomerate de Persgroep in 2012.

Previously Mark worked at ABN AMRO Corporate Development and ABN AMRO Global Clients. During his time at ABN AMRO, he was involved in the sale of ABN AMRO to a consortium of Fortis, RBS and Santander. Mark started his career at Heineken where he executed a commercial excellence program in Seoul, South Korea.

Mark holds a Masters degree in Technology Management from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands.