Dave Smit appointed as Director of Impact Investments at Oikocredit
Dave Smit, Oikocredit's newly appointed Director of Impact Investments, effective 10 October 2022
Social impact investor Oikocredit has appointed Dave Smit as its Director of Impact Investments, effective 10 October 2022.
Dave has nearly 20 years’ experience in impact investing and spent the majority of his career in management positions at FMO, the Dutch entrepreneurial development bank.
He has been responsible for debt and equity portfolios in Africa, Asia and Latin America and has experience in Oikocredit’s focus sectors: financial inclusion, renewable energy and agriculture.
In his role as Director of Impact Investments, Dave will be responsible for leading teams that are responsible for Oikocredit’s global social impact investment portfolio. He will join as a statutory director and an Executive Committee member.
Mirjam ‘t Lam, Managing Director at Oikocredit, said: “Dave has a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the field of impact investing and is well-acquainted with our focus sectors and regions. We are very much looking forward to him joining Oikocredit and the Executive Committee, knowing he will bring his passion and many years of experience with him. With Dave on board, we look forward to strengthening our portfolio so that we can continue to make a positive impact in the low-income communities we serve.”