André was the first team member to join Finance Earth in 2017 and is an Associate Director.
André is responsible for the management of CORE Partners, Finance Earth’s flagship fund seeking to acquire ground-mounted solar assets on behalf of local communities. André has managed all processes from origination, due diligence and acquisition, through to portfolio operation and exit. Additionally, André led CORE’s first new-build project, a 7.2MW site in South Devon.
André’s background is in technology and business services, where he spent the early part of his career as a strategy consultant advising TMT and financial services clients before transitioning into venture capital where he was involved in backing a number of early stage technology investments.
Prior to joining Finance Earth, André spent over four years as a corporate finance advisor, working across a range of transactions involving financing and M&A.
André holds a BSc (Hons) in Computer Science from Kings College London and an Investment Management Certificate from the CFA Society of the UK, alongside professional qualifications from CIMA and ICAEW.