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SuperReturn Asia
24 - 27 September 2024
Marina Bay Sands Convention CentreSingapore

Wouter Kneepkens
Partner at Blauwpark Partners


Wouter is a founding partner at Blauwpark Partners, a Singapore-based ‘single family office for multiple families.’ After completing three master’s degrees in finance, he started his career as an investment banker, before transitioning into an activist hedge fund and completing a brief stint in private equity afterwards. During and post his INSEAD MBA, which he completed with distinction, he founded a number of tech startups and started angel investing. While the startups largely floundered, he had a lot of success as an angel, making notable seed-stage investments in Coinbase, Instacart and Gitlab.

In 2019 Wouter founded Blauwpark Partners in Singapore, an off-shoot of the Blauwpark single-family office he had been leading since 2011. He has been responsible for the firm’s strategic asset allocation for the last 13 years, investing across all asset classes in an endowment style strategy. Next to a significant allocation to liquid equities Wouter oversees a portfolio with c. 60% exposure to private markets. With his team he allocates to around 20 private markets funds, the bulk of which in private equity, annually – in a global mandate. Blauwpark Partners holds a CMS licence in Singapore and now serves three dozen families, who co-invest with the original core family.

Wouter also chairs the investment committee of Resolution Ventures, a Southeast Asia fintech VC, which he co-founded.

An active philanthropic strategy, established by Wouter, forms one of the cornerstones of Blauwpark Partners’ activities.

Wouter is an expert in family office structuring, asset allocation, private equity & venture capital fund investment.

Agenda Sessions

  • Building legacies: the evolving role of family offices in private markets