Anesco appoints Maurice Hochschild as non executive director

M HochschildAnesco has appointed Maurice Hochschild to the board as a non-executive director.

Maurice leads Investec’s Power & Infrastructure business, which finances and develops infrastructure and power projects and operates out of offices in Johannesburg, London, Sydney, New York, Toronto and Mumbai

After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania, Maurice worked at the New York investment bank DLJ before moving back to London and joining the broker Hoare Govett.

In 1990, Maurice co-founded European Capital, a specialist finance house with clients in the infrastructure and utility sectors.  European Capital was acquired by Investec in November 2001.

On joining Anesco, Maurice said: “Anesco is an innovative, fast growing young company doing important work in energy conservation and green energy generation.  I am delighted to be joining Adrian and his team at this exciting stage in the organisation’s development.”

Anesco CEO Adrian Pike said: “Maurice brings a wealth of experience to his role as non executive director. This high level insight will add a new dimension to the board and we all very much look forward to working with him more closely.”

Now employing in excess of 145 permanent members of staff and up to 500 contractors and 94 supply chain partners and logistics staff at any one time, Anesco is on track to almost double in size this financial year, forecasting revenue of over £160m.

Anesco provides local authorities, businesses and homeowners with a comprehensive energy service aimed at reducing their carbon emissions using audits through to recommendations, installations and capital funding plans.