Peter Votkjaer Jorgensen is Partner in Maersk Growth, the venture arm of the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group.
Peter has been with Maersk for more than 25 years, joining the company after gaining his Masters in Business Administration and Business Law. The majority of his career has been within Corporate Finance, Infrastructure Investments and Commercial Business Development in roles based in Denmark, UK, Netherlands and UAE. In his leadership positions he has driven change and inspired teams across Africa, Middle East, Europe and Asia and been involved in projects in +25 countries.
After 16 years abroad, Peter returned with his family to his native Denmark to help establish Maersk Growth in 2017. In his role as an investor, Peter looks to partner with entrepreneurs and businesses with the mission to digitise, democratise, and decarbonise supply chains through new business models and technologies.
Peter has led a range of the 40+ company investments that Maersk Growth have undertaken since 2018, including Afresh, which is leveraging AI to revolutionise perishable ordering to reduce food waste whilst increasing sales; ISEE, a technology company providing autonomous driving solutions; SpaceFill, which is fast and flexible warehousing removing supply chain complexities; and of course, WasteFuel.
He’s a father of three, enjoys making multi-course dinners for friends and family and pruning the garden.