Haroun van Hövell


Haroun van Hövell is chairman of the Board since June 2018. He is the founder and managing director of Fort Bay Capital, an investment firm dedicated to the exploration & production, midstream, oilfield services, power and renewable sectors, co-investing with partners and deploying its own funds.  He has more than 20 years of experience in energy, infrastructure, private equity and finance. His prior experience includes Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, where he acted as Head of Energy for Europe, Middle East and Africa, as well as Riverstone Holdings, 4Gas Holding, The Carlyle Group and Salomon Smith Barney.

Mr. van Hövell has held various board positions and has been actively involved in a number of investments, including Flowstream Commodities, Acteon, Trans European Oil & Gas, HES International, White Rose Energy, Fairfield Energy, Hestya, Cuadrilla Resources and Petroplus International.

Mr. van Hövell received a Master’s degree in Applied Economics from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam and his M.B.A. from INSEAD in Fontainebleau.