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    Simon Borrows
    Chief Executive

    Board of Directors

    Simon Borrows

    Chief Executive
    Board of Directors
     

    Simon was appointed Chief Executive in May 2012 after joining 3i in October 2011 as Chief Investment Officer. Prior to joining 3i, Simon was Chairman of Greenhill & Co International LLP, having previously been Co-Chief Executive Officer of Greenhill & Co. Inc. Before founding the European operations of Greenhill & Co, he was the Managing Director of Baring Brothers International Limited.

    Simon has a law degree from London University and an MBA from London Business School.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
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    Rob Collins
    Managing Partner, Head of North American Infrastructure

    North America / Infrastructure

    Rob Collins

    Managing Partner, Head of North American Infrastructure
    North America / Infrastructure
     

    Rob joined 3i in 2017 as the Managing Partner for North American Infrastructure. He is a member of 3i’s Executive Committee. Prior to joining 3i, Rob led Hastings Funds Management’s infrastructure investment activities in North America & Europe and was a member of Hastings’ Executive Committee and Investment Committee.

    Previously, Rob founded the infrastructure M&A practice at Morgan Stanley and Greenhill where he was a Managing Director, Head of Infrastructure Investment Banking for the Americas at both firms. He started his infrastructure career at Goldman Sachs after spending five years as an active-duty, naval officer in the U.S. Navy Nuclear Submarine Program.

    Rob holds an MBA from The Wharton School, a masters equivalent in nuclear engineering from the Bettis Reactor Engineering School, and a B.E., magna cum laude, in chemical engineering from Vanderbilt University.

    3i office address

    One Grand Central Place
    60 E. 42nd St, Ste 4100
    New York, NY 10165
    +1 (212) 848 1400
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    Kevin Dunn
    General Counsel and Company Secretary

    UK

    Kevin Dunn

    General Counsel and Company Secretary
    UK
     

    Responsible for 3i’s legal, compliance, internal audit, and company secretarial functions. A member of the Executive Committee since joining 3i in 2007.

    Prior to joining 3i, was a Senior Managing Director, running GE’s European Leveraged Finance business after serving as European General Counsel for GE. Prior to GE, was a partner at the law firms Travers Smith and Latham & Watkins.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
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    Jasi Halai
    Chief Operating Officer

    Board of Directors

    Jasi Halai

    Chief Operating Officer
    Board of Directors
     

    Jasi Halai is Chief Operating Officer. She was appointed to the Board in May 2022 and is a member of the Executive, Investment, Group Risk and ESG Committees.

    Jasi Joined 3i in 2005 and has held a variety of posts in the business, most recently as Group Financial Controller and Operating Officer. Prior to joining 3i, she worked for CDC Group (now British International Investment) and at Actis.

    Jasi is also non-executive director at Porvair Plc, is a Chartered Management Accountant and holds an MSc in investment management from the CASS Business School.

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    James Hatchley
    Group Finance Director

    Board of Directors

    James Hatchley

    Group Finance Director
    Board of Directors
     

    James is Group Finance Director of 3i Group plc. He was appointed to the Board in May 2022 and is a member of the Executive and Investment Committees. James joined 3i in 2017 and was Group Strategy Director until June 2022.

    Prior to joining 3i, James was Chief Operating Officer of KKR in Europe and, before that, Co-CEO of Avoca Capital. Earlier in his career, James was a corporate finance professional for 20 years, holding various roles at Freeman & Co., Greenhill & Co. and Schroders. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1992.

    He holds a First Class Joint Honours degree in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Surrey. 

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
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    Pieter de Jong
    Co-Head, Private Equity

    Benelux / Private Equity

    Pieter de Jong

    Co-Head, Private Equity
    Benelux / Private Equity
    Industrial Technology, Business & Technology Services  

    Pieter joined 3i in 2004, was Managing Director of 3i Benelux and has been co-Head Private Equity and a member of the Executive Committee since 2019. He is based in Amsterdam.

    He was a key member of the deal teams involved in Yanga, Mepal, Dutch Bakery, Royal Sanders, Basic-Fit, Weener Plastics, Lampenwelt, Refresco and Action. He currently sits on the Boards of Mepal, Dutch Bakery and Royal Sanders and is a Board Observer at Weener Plastics.

    Pieter has more than 25 years’ experience in corporate finance, management and operations. He started his career at Stork in the US, before joining Van Den Boom Groep, a corporate finance consulting firm in Benelux, where he became partner responsible for M&A. After selling the company to NIBC, Pieter headed the M&A department.

    Pieter has an MBA degree from Georgia State University (USA) and a BBA degree from Nijenrode University (Netherlands).

    3i office address

    Cornelis Schuytstraat 72
    1071 JL Amsterdam
    0031 / 20 3057444
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    3i’s Pieter de Jong and Rene Moos, CEO of Basic-Fit, discuss Basic-Fit’s growth story and the partnership with 3i.
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    Julien Marie
    Chief Human Resources Officer

    UK

    Julien Marie

    Chief Human Resources Officer
    UK
     

    Julien Marie is Chief Human Resources Officer and is a member of the Executive Committee. Julien has overall responsibility for the firm’s talent strategy, the HR operational support and the Human Resources team. He works across all geographies and Business lines.

    Prior to joining 3i, Julien worked at Bouygues Construction and Bouygues Telecom for six years.

    Julien has a degree in Politics from Sciences Po Paris and a MA in Human Resources from the University of Paris Pantheon-Assas.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
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    Scott Moseley
    Managing Partner, Co-Head of European Infrastructure

    UK / Infrastructure

    Scott Moseley

    Managing Partner, Co-Head of European Infrastructure
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Scott became Managing Partner, Co-Head of European Infrastructure alongside Bernardo Sottomayor in July 2022 and is a member of 3i Group's Executive and Investment Committees.

    Scott joined 3i's Infrastructure team in London in 2007 and became a Partner in 2012. He has extensive experience in European infrastructure spanning utilities, transportation and social infrastructure.

    Scott led the investments in Tampnet, ESVAGT, Elenia and Cross London Trains ("XLT"), and was a senior deal team member on Eversholt. He led the successful divestments of Elenia and XLT as well as previously being responsible for junior debt investments in Arqiva, Associated British Ports, Telediffusion de France, Thames Water and Viridian.

    He is currently a non-executive Director on the boards of Tampnet and ESVAGT.

    3i office address

    UK
    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
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    Bernardo Sottomayor
    Managing Partner, Co-Head of European Infrastructure

    UK / Infrastructure

    Bernardo Sottomayor

    Managing Partner, Co-Head of European Infrastructure
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Bernardo became Managing Partner, Co-Head of European Infrastructure alongside Scott Moseley in July 2022 and is a member of 3i Group's Executive and Investment Committees. Bernardo joined 3i in 2015 as a Partner with responsibility for origination and execution of new investments across Europe, principally economic infrastructure businesses. 

    Bernardo has 18 years of infrastructure investment experience and was most recently a Partner at Antin Infrastructure which manages funds investing in infrastructure opportunities across Europe.

    Prior to Antin, Bernardo was Managing Director, Head of Acquisitions for Deutsche Bank’s European infrastructure fund. His prior experience was in utilities, as Head of M&A at Energias de Portugal, and in infrastructure advisory with UBS and Citigroup.

    Bernardo holds an economics degree from the Nova School of Business and Economics in Lisbon, Portugal.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131

     

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    Peter Wirtz
    Co-Head, Private Equity

    Germany / Private Equity

    Peter Wirtz

    Co-Head, Private Equity
    Germany / Private Equity
    Consumer  

    Peter joined 3i Germany in 1998. He was appointed co-Managing Director 3i Deutschland in May 2009 and Co-Head of Private Equity in April 2019.

    During his time at 3i, Peter has taken a leading role across more than 15 transactions including GartenHaus, Luqom (Lampenwelt), Christ, Scandlines, Amor and MotorenWerkeMannheim (MWM).

    Further transactions in which Peter has been involved include 3i’s investments in arrivia (ICE), Action, Basic-Fit, NORMA, Hyva and Azelis. Peter currently sits on the Boards of Luqom, Christ, MPM and GartenHaus.

    Prior to joining 3i, Peter worked for Procter & Gamble and Deutsche Bank. He holds a degree in Business and Administration from the University of Bamberg.

    3i office address

    OpernTurm
    Bockenheimer Landstraße 2-4
    60306 Frankfurt am Main
    +49 69 710000 0
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    Peter Wirtz gives an overview of our Private Equity team’s activity in 2021
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