Aviva Investors has made two hires to its Infrastructure Equity team – Charles Herriott as Associate Director and Andrea Pelizzari as Associate.
Reporting to Ian Shervell, Director, Infrastructure, Herriott will be part of the asset management team within Aviva Investors’ Infrastructure Equity business. Andrea joins Aviva Investors’ origination team and will provide financial modelling and analysis, as well as supporting in deal origination activities.
Herriott has a decade of experience in managing infrastructure and energy assets across a wide range of sectors, including public-private partnerships (PPP), onshore and offshore wind, solar PV, hydroelectric power, anaerobic digestion, flexible generation, and combined heat and power (CHP). Prior to joining Aviva Investors, he was Senior Asset Manager at Triple Point Investment Management, where he was responsible for the infrastructure and energy asset management function, whilst also co-leading on the IPO of Triple Point Energy Efficiency Infrastructure Company Plc, a fund established to invest in energy efficiency projects. Herriott has also worked at Ancala Partners, DIF Management Capital Partners, Amber Infrastructure and Ernst & Young.
Pelizzari joins from SSE plc, where he worked in the corporate finance team that supported the Distributed Energy division of the company, including EV charging infrastructure, renewables, smart cities, and digital assets. Earlier in his career, Andrea worked for a clean technology start-up and was also part of the Detector Technologies group at CERN.
Darryl Murphy, Managing Director, Infrastructure, at Aviva Investors, says: “We are pleased to welcome Charles and Andrea to the team. Infrastructure Equity is a critical part of our GBP47 billion Real Assets platform: Charles and Andrea’s skills and experience, particularly in renewable and clean energy solutions, will support the further growth of our infrastructure business on behalf of our clients.”