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YVONNE BAKKUM

Managing Director, FMO Investment Management &

Chair working group Capital Requirements and Pensions for Purpose

Yvonne 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. FMO IM supports this mission and 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 800 mln. FMO’s track record shows that 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. 

 

Since 2019 Yvonne is an expert member of the Investment Advisory Committee (‘BAC’) of Menzis, a medium sized health insurance company. Yvonne is a member of the Asset Owner Advisory Committee of the UN Principles for Responsible Investment. She is a non-executive director of EDFI Management Company in Brussels and a supervisory board member of Climate Fund Managers.