Bart joined Oikocredit on 1 August 2015. He is responsible for guiding Oikocredit's equity investments as well as business development. Bart is also a member of Oikocredit's management team.
Bart holds an MBA from Nijmegen University and has extensive international business and leadership experience, with a background in microfinance, business innovation and structured finance in emerging markets.
Bart began his career as an officer in the Netherlands Royal Air Force before joining ABN AMRO where he stayed for almost 10 years in international private banking and business development in new growth markets.
Prior to joining Oikocredit, Bart was founder and CEO of Musoni, the world’s first 100% cashless microfinance institution in Kenya.