Ventures Program Manager
Starting as per January 2019 in a new position as FMO Ventures Program Manager, Marieke is in charge of setting up FMO’s Ventures Program, coordinating efforts related to the establishment of a dedicated Ventures Team, the drafting of the investment strategy for early stage investments in Fintech, Off Grid energy, Agritech and Venture Capital fund opportunities, as well as the blending efforts related to the funding of the Program. Previously she worked as Principal Investment Officer at the Private Equity department focusing on investments in renewable (off grid) energy.
Prior to this she spent 2.5 years as Fund Manager at FMO Investment Management, where she was responsible for the fundraising efforts of an Africa focused Fund of Funds initiative. Before joining FMO Investment Management in 2013, Marieke worked as Senior Investment Officer at FMO’s Private Equity department for nearly nine years. She joined FMO in 2004 with an initial focus on Asia; from mid 2005 onwards she focused mainly on the Latin American region. She is a seasoned private equity professional with ample transaction experience in fund investments as well as direct investments in a broad range of sectors. She served on the Advisory Board of several investment funds.
Before joining FMO, Marieke worked as an Analyst at the Corporate Development department of ABN AMRO Bank. She holds a Master of Science in Business Administration from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam.