Standard Life Investments (SLI) has announced the appointment of Peter in de Rijp as investment director responsible for sales in the Netherlands.
Based in Amersfoort, De Rijp joins a three person strong sales team for Benelux and France including Johan Langerak (Investment Director Netherlands), Roger de Passe (Investment Director Belgium, Luxemburg and France) and Jorre Willemse, (Business Development Manager Benelux).
All four report to Åsa Norrie SLI’s head of European Business Development based in Edinburgh.
De Rijp joins from SEI, an asset management firm focused on fiduciary management in the Netherlands, he has worked in the Dutch market for over 25 years.
Åsa Norrie comments on the appointment: “We recognise that the Netherlands is one of the largest institutional market places in the world with an engaged investor base interested in innovation in responsible investment (RI) and alternatives. At Standard Life Investments our work in responsible and impact investment is strongly aligned with our core investment process, which gives us a unique position with Dutch investors.”
Peter’s appointment and the opening of a new local office in Amersfoort both signify the commitment we have to our clients in the Netherlands, and our ambitious expansion plans across the Benelux region” she adds.