Peter Votkjaer Jorgensen

Corporate Investor
Venture Partner – Maersk Growth }
Peter leads the Fight Food Waste domain within Maersk Growth, using his +20 years’ of experience within the shipping and logistics industry to drive a value chain approach to addressing food loss.

Peter Votkjaer Jorgensen is a Venture Partner in Maersk Growth, leading the efforts within the Fight Food Waste investment domain. Maersk Growth partners with and invests in ventures with the potential of creating exponential growth within transport and logistics and defining the future of trade.

 Peter has spent more than 20 years within the shipping and logistics industry, joining the Maersk Group after gaining his Master’s Degree in Business Administration and Business Law in 1996. The majority of Peter’s career has been within Corporate Finance, M&A and Commercial Business Development – with more than USD 3Bn invested in infrastructure in developed and emerging markets over the last 15 years, and in his leadership positions he has driven change and inspired teams across Africa, Middle East, Europe and Asia. After 16 years abroad, living in 3 countries and working on projects in +30 countries, Peter returned with his family to his native Denmark to take up the Venture Partner role in Maersk Growth.

 Peter is passionate about tackling one of the major global challenges we’re facing in the form of Food Loss & Food Waste trough using his experience and Maersk’s global reach to drive positive change within the food system through a value chain approach to the challenge