Our team is lead by an entrepreneur surrounded by a group of financial and technology specialists with a proven track record in corporate finance and business development.
Willem-Jan Schutte / Partner
Willem-Jan is the founder of Stech Company and has a long history as a successful IT and technology entrepreneur. Willem-Jan has worked over 15 years as initiator, senior manager and board member at various international technology and investment companies. Willem-Jan is supported by an extensive and high leveraged network of private and institutional investors from Europe and the USA, mainly Silicon Valley. He also serves on the board of directors of LedzWorld, Cautha, and ZeroPoint Clean Tech.
Daniel Witvoet / Partner
Daniel is responsible for financial due diligence, modeling and analysis. Prior to Stech Company he worked for the Capital Markets Team of Cushman & Wakefield in Amsterdam and for Fakton, a Rotterdam based financial consultancy firm. Daniel holds a Master Degree in Construction Engineering from the Eindhoven University of Technology. Prior to university Daniel attended the flight school of the Royal Netherlands Air Force.
Alex Shivananda / Partner
Alex brings over twenty years of international investment and technology sector experience, having worked in private equity/venture capital, and holding operating, management, and board roles in technology, energy, and commodities businesses in Europe and the USA. He has successfully established sector-focused investment strategies and formed and managed investment teams. Prior to STECH, Alex co-founded Aclaria Capital, a resource productivity and sustainability focused private equity advisory firm. Previously, he was a Managing Director and head of an office at HgCapital, a sector-focused, pan-regional, middle-market private equity firm managing over US$4 billion in buyout, growth capital, and renewable energy funds. Alex was previously a director and office head of a commodities trading platform based in Boston and London, and a management consultant advising senior management of Fortune 500 and smaller enterprises on strategy, market penetration, and profit improvement. Alex began his career in the energy business in project management and M&A at BP/Amoco. Alex holds an MSc in Engineering from Delft University of Technology and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Andries Voskamp / Associate Partner
Andries has profound experience with ventures and business development, being co-founder and director of two technology start ups. He is currently involved with Stech's advisory practice, focusing on high growth technology & cleantech companies, aiding them with strategic partnerships or growth capital. Additionally he is active with our principal investing activities as well as assisting investors and family offices with investment management. Andries holds a Master in Business Administration from the Erasmus University of Rotterdam.
Willem le Conge Kleyn / Associate
Willem has an entrepreneurial background in the renewable energy sector. He has gained extensive experience as a project developer structuring, financing and operating (large-scale) solar pv projects in Europe. His area of expertise lies in the field of renewable energy and project finance. He is responsible for deal sourcing, M&A, deal structuring, negotiation and project finance. Willem has extensive knowledge of legal and fiscal regulations regarding renewable energy. Willem holds a Master in Business Economics, with a specialization in Finance from the University of Amsterdam.
Floris Leuftink – Investment Manager
Floris has ample experience in the renewable energy sector. Prior to joining Stech, Floris has gained experience in the renewable energy sector as an M&A analyst in a corporate finance advisory firm in Spain and as a project finance manager for a Chinese solar energy producer. In his role as investment manager he is responsible for the analysis, financial modeling and structuring of utility-scale solar projects. Floris holds a Master Degree in Business Administration from the Erasmus University.
Johannes Duijzer / Associate Partner
Johannes holds a Master Degree in Business Administration (Finance & Investments) from the Erasmus University Rotterdam. At Stech Company he is responsible for financial modeling, due diligence and analysis. Realizing a more sustainable world is his main driver. He focuses on developing innovative financial concepts for renewable energy projects.
Ronald Quik / Financial Analyst
Ronald works on corporate finance models and is active in equity and debt (project) financing. He advises several founders of early stage tech/sustainable companies on financial and strategic issues as well as investor relations. Furthermore, as a financial analyst he works on the analysis, evaluation and assessment of business cases. In his daily work it drives him to close the gap between innovative technology and profitable business with a positive impact on the world. Ronald received a Master of Science degree in Business Administration from Erasmus University Rotterdam.
Philip Boontje / Financial Analyst
Philip holds a Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering and a Master degree in Technology Management from the TU Delft. By working with multiple energy start-ups providing storage and retail solutions, Philip is active for disruptive companies that challenge existing value drivers of entrechend players.
Xuehan Zhang / Financial Analyst
Xuehan holds a Master in Corporate Finance and Banking from the Duisenberg School of Finance. At Stech Company he works with the solar investment team and mainly focuses on financial modeling, M&A and new business (online platform) development. Xuehan is keen to implement innovative ideas to optimize large scale projects return. He is fluent in Chinese and English and currently taking Dutch lessons.
Michiel van den Ingh/ Research Analyst
Michiel joined Stech in January 2014. Michiel is a commercial economy student whose focus is on entrepreneurship and investing. Michiel is investigating the possibilities for the solar team of Stech to expand its market share by initiating an online crowd sourcing platform for investing in sustainable energy. Michiel is using his creative approach and investor’s mind-set to provide the solar team with the best advice that suits the needs of the company.