First State hires three infrastructure professionals for London office
First State Investments, an asset management firm owned by the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, has appointed three infrastructure professionals — Volker Haussermann, Batiste Ogier and Mats Hope —to join its European direct infrastructure team in London.
Haussermann will serve as a director at First State. He previously worked as a vice president at Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management Infrastructure Europe (formerly RREEF), where he was responsible for identifying, analyzing and implementing investment opportunities and for the continued management of those businesses. At First State, Haussermann, armed with 14 years of experience in the energy infrastructure sector working at the major German energy company EnBW AG, will be responsible for the full cycle of origination, invest