Gerrit-Jan is Senior Investment Manager Energy & Climate at Triodos Bank and has been active in the field of (renewable) energy for more than 15 years. He started at Triodos Bank in January 2007 where he joined the emerging markets department, initially with a focus on small scale renewable energy projects. He subsequently engaged in European - utility scale - equity transactions for the Ampere Equity Fund. Currently Gerrit-Jan is responsible for Triodos Green Fund’s renewable energy activities in emerging markets. Prior to joining Triodos, Gerrit-Jan worked a considerable period for the Dutch Development Finance Company (FMO) as a Senior Investment officer in the Asia Department and the Africa Department. In his last position at FMO, he was Fund manager of the “Least Developed Countries Infrastructure Fund” in which he also gained significant experience with (renewable) energy related investments. Gerrit-Jan started his career as Account Manager Global Clients at ABN AMRO Bank in Amsterdam and holds a master's degree in business economics and marketing from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam.