Apricum – The Cleantech Advisory is proud to announce the well-deserved promotions of three exemplary members of our team: Erik Klaassen, Valentin Matelot and Hoora Sarajan. These promotions reflect our commitment to developing talent and our dedication to providing strategic guidance and transaction advisory services that accelerate the renewable energy transition.

Erik Klaassen

Erik Klaassen has been promoted from principal to director and head of Apricum’s Amsterdam office, which will see him lead the establishment of our new office in the Netherlands. With over 12 years of management consulting experience and an exclusive focus on energy and cleantech, Erik has been pivotal in leading strategy and commercial due diligence projects, particularly in the solar PV industry. His expertise in growth strategy and project management has been instrumental in driving value for our clients across Europe.





Vice President
Valentin Matelot

Valentin Matelot‘s promotion from associate to vice president highlights his exceptional contributions to our transaction advisory team in London. Leveraging his extensive investment banking experience, Valentin’s strategic advisory skills and passion for climate change solutions will play a crucial role in helping our international clients navigate the renewable energy transition. His deep understanding of cross-border fundraising and M&A will further enhance our team’s capabilities.





Lead Industry Specialist
Hoora Sarajan

Hoora Sarajan‘s promotion from senior industry specialist to lead industry specialist marks a significant milestone in her career at Apricum. In this newly created role, Hoora will deepen our technical understanding of renewable energies, particularly PV and storage systems. Her expertise will contribute to the expansion of our company-wide knowledge pool and enhance our offerings in upstream activities around materials, components, cells and modules.





These promotions underscore Apricum’s commitment to fostering talent and our dedication to driving impactful change in the cleantech industry. We congratulate Erik, Valentin, and Hoora on their well-deserved achievements and look forward to their continued success in their new roles.



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