News Release

News Release

ICI Announces Van Hoorn To Join ICI Global

Experienced finance policy leader to expand ICI Global’s engagement in Brussels

Washington, DC; May 17, 2022— The Investment Company Institute (ICI) has announced that Victor van Hoorn will join the Institute in September to lead European operations for ICI Global. ICI Global represents the worldwide regulated investment fund industry and the interests of long-term investors.

“Victor’s experience in advocating before European policymakers will be invaluable as ICI Global expands its presence in Brussels and broadens its engagement in the EU on behalf of our members and investors around the world,” said Michael N. Pedroni, Chief of ICI Global. “We are excited to benefit from Victor’s sustainability expertise and his thought leadership across a range of financial policy areas when he joins our team in Brussels this autumn.”

“I am proud to join ICI and continue its hallmark of providing European policymakers with the research, data and perspectives of the global asset management sector,” said van Hoorn. “ICI’s members, and the investors they serve, have a strong voice in Brussels. I am keen to help shape EU regulations to protect and benefit investors and their important role in European capital markets.”

Van Hoorn is a dual citizen of France and the Netherlands. He joins ICI from Eurosif, where he has served as executive director since 2020. At Eurosif, van Hoorn expanded the association and helped establish the group as a leading voice on sustainable finance and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues. He is a well-known presence at the European Parliament and European Commission, with deep experience in their legislative and regulatory processes. He is also an appointee to the French Ministry of Finance’s advisory committee on ESG fund labeling.

Earlier in his career, van Hoorn headed financial services public affairs for an international communications firm. As an attorney, he has worked on capital markets issues in commercial practice. He is a graduate of Maastricht University, Sciences Po, and Georgetown University.

About ICI Global: ICI Global carries out the international work of the Investment Company Institute, the leading association representing regulated investment funds. With total assets of €39 trillion, ICI’s membership includes mutual funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), closed-end funds, and unit investment trusts (UITs) in the United States, and UCITS and similar funds offered to investors in Europe, Asia and other jurisdictions. ICI’s mission is to strengthen the foundation of the asset management industry for the ultimate benefit of the long-term individual investor. ICI Global has offices in Brussels, London, Hong Kong, and Washington, DC.