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Yvonne Bakkum NAB


Managing Director, FMO Investment Management &

Chair working group Capital Requirements and Pensions for Purpose

Yvonne Bakkum is Managing Director of FMO Investment Management BV, a subsidiary of Dutch development bank FMO. FMO’s mission is to empower entrepreneurs to build a better world. In support of this mission, FMO IM aims to scale up impact investing by providing investors access to FMO’s deal flow in sustainable emerging market investments. Total assets under advisory in 4 different private debt funds are ~ USD 900 mln.


FMO’s track record shows that impact and solid sustainability practices go hand in hand with strong financial results.


Yvonne joined FMO in 2001 and held various positions including Director Private Equity, Manager Credit Analysis and Deputy Chair of FMO’s IC, and Manager Business Development Latin America. Yvonne started her career with ABN AMRO Bank in 1992. She holds a masters’ degree in business economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam.


In 2022 Yvonne became Chair of the Netherlands Advisory Board on impact investing. She is expert member of the Investment Advisory Committee of Menzis, a medium sized health insurance company, and member of the Asset Owner Advisory Committee of the UN Principles for Responsible Investment. She is non-executive director of EDFI Management Company in Brussels and supervisory board member of Climate Fund Managers.

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