Aviva 23.10.23

Aviva Investors appoints Head of Infrastructure Equity

Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc, announces it has appointed Angenika Kunne as Head of Infrastructure Equity. She will join Aviva Investors in January 2024 and be based in London, reporting to Ben Sanderson, Managing Director of Real Estate and Head of Active Equity.

In her role, Angenika will be responsible for the continued growth of Aviva Investors’ Infrastructure Equity platform across the UK and Europe, including portfolio management and asset origination activities for its Climate Transition Real Assets Fund.

Angenika has fifteen years of investment experience and will join Aviva Investors from White Summit Capital, a private equity real assets investor specialising in the energy transition, decarbonisation and sustainability, where she was co-head of its investment team. Prior to this, she was an Investment Director at Jong Laing, with a focus on the mid-market, renewables, and energy infrastructure. She also spent more than 11 years at Macquarie Group, latterly as Senior Vice President, leading its digital infrastructure capabilities.

Ben Sanderson, Managing Director, Real Estate and Head of Active Equity at Aviva Investors, said:

“We are delighted to have attracted someone of Angenika’s calibre to lead our infrastructure equity team and drive the business forward to deliver the best possible investment outcomes for our clients. A strategic thinker with impressive leadership qualities, she will be critical in ensuring we capitalise on emerging themes, as the sector continues to pivot towards areas such as climate transition and digital infrastructure.”