Evert brings with him over 20 years of experience in legal, impact investment and general management. Evert joined Oikocredit in February 2013, working on a variety of assignments including positions in the equity unit, general counsel office and investor relations department.
Prior to joining Oikocredit, Evert managed investments in Africa and India with a Dutch-based equity impact investor. There he held board positions in investee companies and developed a pipeline of investments mainly in East Africa, with a focus on agribusiness and mobile technology solutions.
Evert holds a Master of Laws from the University of Utrecht. After practicing law in a firm in the Netherlands, he joined one of the Big 4 audit firms to set up and lead a legal services unit. He also holds an EVCA Certificate in Institutional Private Equity Investing from the Saïd Business School in Oxford.