Pieter van Putten

Managing Director, Pelargos Capital

Pieter is Managing Director, CFO/COO of Pelargos Capital, the Netherlands based Japan equity specialist. He is responsible for business development, operations, finance, IT, compliance and risk and member of the firm’s management team. He started his career in 1989 in the institutional asset management division of Commerzbank in Frankfurt. From 1993 he built the asset management operations for the bank in Asia-ex-Japan, first from Hong Kong and later from Singapore. In 2002 he became CEO of Aviva owned Morley Fund Management (Singapore) and from 2003 to 2008 he was managing director for Singapore based APS Asset Management. After his return to the Netherlands Pieter carried out consultancy work, among others for Pelargos Capital, which he helped with a range of operational projects. He joined Pelargos Capital fulltime in 2018.

Pieter graduated in 1988 with a double MBA degree from Nijenrode University in the Netherlands and University of Florida in Gainesville, United States. Pieter has been a CFA charterholder since 1998, and he is a Fulbright scholar. As Presidents’ Council Representative for Western Europe Pieter holds a senior volunteer position within CFA Institute.