AP Ventures is led by a highly motivated team with a proven investment track record.
Andrew Hinkly is the Founding Managing Partner of AP Ventures which had a first close of US$200 million in July 2018. He has enjoyed a high profile career spanning more than 25 years working in the automotive and mining industries. He held a number of senior leadership positions at Anglo American, where he worked for a decade and was a member of Anglo American Platinum Executive Committee.
He previously held senior roles at Ford Motor Company where he was a member of the North American Executive Committee. At Ford he led the Production Procurement operations of Ford Americas and was responsible for $45 billion of annual purchases from over 40,000 suppliers.
Whilst at Anglo American Andrew established the successful Corporate Venture Capital Fund, the predecessor fund to AP Ventures Fund I, to invest in innovative technology companies which utilize PGMs. Andrew is a board member of Food Freshness, GreyRock, and HyET.
Andrew has a MBA from the University of Manchester and a BSc in Civil Engineering from the University of Loughborough.
Andrew is a committed sailor, cyclist and pilot.
Kevin is a Founding Partner of AP Ventures, which spun out of Anglo American and had a first close of US$200m in July 2018.
Kevin has a broad range of international experience spanning over 16 years, having worked extensively across Europe, South Africa and the United States. Prior to launching this fund, he was with Anglo American plc for ten years in various senior Commercial and Corporate Finance positions.
In his most recent role, Kevin had operational responsibility for Anglo American’s Corporate Venture Capital Fund, the predecessor fund to AP Ventures Fund I. He focussed primarily on the energy and clean technology sectors. Kevin is a board member of United Hydrogen.
Kevin received his honours degree in Business Science from the University of Cape Town (South Africa) and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.
Away from investing, Kevin has completed numerous marathons and Iron-man events, but is most content walking around a golf course or sampling new wines.
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