Maarten is an investor and a business strategist. Currently, Maarten works as a managing partner at PYMWYMIC. Pymwymic is the “Put Your Money Where Your Meaning Is Community” of impact investors, a European community of families, philanthropists and individual investors who support for-profit companies creating global solutions. Additionally, he sits on the Board of a 200-year old farming co-op in the province of Zeeland. Before working at Pymwymic, Maarten worked at various small SMEs focusing on environment and agriculture. Examples are Lokaalhout, Farmgate, and Eunite. Accordingly, Maarten has invested in and built shareholder value into a number of companies in Europe, Central Europe, and Africa. He has experience with agriculture, food, SMEs, and providing capacity building and services to growing companies. Maarten’s academic background is in business administration, in which he obtained a master’s degree from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands.