Dirk van Ouwerkerk is Lead Partner for Microgrids brining to this role more than twelve years of experience as a strategic consultant and M&A advisor to the electric power industry in the U.S. and Europe
Mr. van Ouwerkerk is specialized in an investment category he defines as “market-based cleantech”, i.e. the segment of advanced energy business models that can benefit from new regulations and government incentives, but that doesn’t need to rely on them for growth. His most recent focus has been on the “productization” of the microgrid: an attempt to turn world-class microgrid examples like those at Princeton, Cornell University, and the FDA into scalable solutions for a broader set of customers.
Prior to joining Anbaric, Mr. van Ouwerkerk held positions at The Monitor Group in Amsterdam, London, Chicago and Munich as well as the Corporate Value Associates in Paris. He graduated with a degree in Law, from Leiden University in the Netherlands. Mr. van Ouwerkerk fluent in his native Dutch as well as English, German, French and Spanish.