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Peter-Paul Ansinger

Peter-Paul Ansinger got his Master’s degree in Financial Management from Tias Business School and his Executive Master’s degree in Finance & Control from Erasmus University. After his studies Peter founded his own company and worked for a short stint at Newion Investments (a venture capital firm) after which he joined Shell as a trainee. At Shell he worked in manufacturing, trading and audit leading various projects in different parts of the world. Peter’s final two years at Shell were spent as a deal-maker, where he acted as finance lead on deals (>€100M) with a focus on renewable energy generation and e-mobility (incl. the acquisition of SBRS GmbH). Peter is part of the i4hi team since October 2023 and took a leading role in the acquisition of Ice-World and PlayFountain, where he will was instated as CFO.   


Peter-Paul has lived abroad for extended periods of time and currently lives in Rotterdam with his wife and two children. 

Stijn van den Brekel

Stijn got his academic degree Industrial Engineering at the Tilburg University in 1997.  After travelling around the world for seven months, Stijn started his career at Keter Plastics, one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of resin-based household and garden consumer products. He worked in different area’s and positions such as sales manager, plant manager, BU manager , SCM  Europe and COO Europe.  He joined i4hi in 2019. His involvement in i4hi’s portfolio companies includes the managing director position of Transmare Compounding and sales management for EcoForte.

Jip Duijn

Got his Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University of Delft and started his career in 2011 with Tata Steel at various production locations across Europe. Jip was responsible for daily operations of production lines and implementing operational excellence. In 2017 he joined Weener Plastics as plant manager of the Tilburg production facility. Since November 2019, Jip is part of the i4hi team. One of his projects has been the improvement of the bottom line results of The Compound Company.

Thomas van het Kaar

Got his Master degree in Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University of Delft. During his study he had his own IT company with some fellow students. After earning his degree in 2009, Thomas started working with ExxonMobil at various production locations and was responsible for daily operations and setting operational strategies. In 2014 he joined the global strategy consultant A.T. Kearney in Amsterdam, where he worked on various projects across Europe. Since 2018 Thomas is part of the i4hi team. He led the development and construction of the new production site for The Compound Company. For the latest acquisition of Transmare Compounding he performed the due diligence before starting as one of the new directors with focus on capital projects and finance.

Bart Jan Keijzer

Bart Jan Keijzer studied Business Economics (HEAO) and spent several years working with Staal Bankiers merchant bank. In 1991, he joined Koninklijke Begemann Groep N.V., where he worked for eleven years as controller and finance director for a number of portfolio companies. Bart Jan led the financial turnaround and divestment of VCST (automotive), Tulip Computers, HiTec Power Protection, and Holec machinery. Since 2002, he has worked as an active, hands-on investor for Onrecruit, APOC, and Release. In 2006, Bart Jan co-founded i4hi, where he was actively involved in the acquisition of EKF, Ecoforte, Yparex, and Lightronics. He also led the divestment of EKF to Jardin Netherlands, which is a part of the Keter Group. Bart Jan focuses on transaction structuring and management, and financial strategic projects at i4hi’s portfolio companies.

Nick van Hussen

Nick van Hussen earned a Master’s degree in Business Economics at Erasmus University, Rotterdam, and started his career in 2001 at ABN AMRO Bank Mergers & Acquisitions, where he worked in Amsterdam and London. In 2005, Nick joined 5Square Investments, where he worked as a hands-on investor at Greve Shoes and co-founded the online real estate portal Pararius.nl. In 2006, Nick co-founded i4hi, where he completed the administrative and financial carve-out of Hartman’s plastics production business, followed by the carve-out and integration of Yparex (formerly part of DSM Engineering Plastics), and the acquisition, restart and divestment of Eco-Care Recycling Solutions. As i4hi’s designated financial director of EcoForte-Yparex, Nick has led various improvement projects, including the implementation of an ERP/DMS/WMS/LIMS/CRM system.

Frans Haafkens

Frans Haafkens graduated from MSc Mechanical Engineering in Delft in 1988, complemented by an MBA from IMD Lausanne in 1994. After his military service with the Royal Dutch Navy, Frans led various international performance improvement programmes for Van Leer Industrial Packaging (1990-1994). In 1995, he joined McKinsey and Company in London, where he worked on various strategy studies in Telecom, Oil and Gas, and Insurance. He joined H2 Equity Partners in 1998, where he led turnarounds at Nedstaal, Nedac Sorbo, and Whitecroft Lighting. After leading a turnaround at Hartman Garden Furniture in 2003, Frans, together with his two i4hi partners, bought out Hartman’s plastics factory and repositioned it as two independent companies in injection moulding (EKF) and plastics compounding (Ecoforte). Since then, Frans has been involved in all i4hi investments, focusing on general and commercial strategy, as well as operational improvement management, either as executive or non-executive director.