11th January 2021

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Blackfinch Group Expands Team with Finance Director Hire

Willem De Jager joins Blackfinch Senior Team

Blackfinch Group has expanded its senior team with the appointment of Willem de Jager who joins as Finance Director of Investments. In his role, Willem will oversee the finance functions of Blackfinch Property, Blackfinch Energy and Blackfinch’s Legacy Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS).

Willem joins the Blackfinch team from Legal & General (L&G), where he spent seven years in a financial accounting and business partnering role within the Real Assets division. Most recently Willem was Head of Real Estate Business Operations, based in London.

Before joining L&G, Willem qualified as a Chartered Accountant at PwC South Africa, before spending two years in PwC’s London office, focusing on real estate clients.

Willem said: “I’m delighted to be joining Blackfinch. The Group has grown impressively in recent years, and has earned a reputation for product innovation and forward thinking within the investment industry. With its plans for future expansion, and a vision for a more sustainable future, this is an exciting time to be joining the business.”