Triodos Investment Management has appointed Hans Stegeman as Chief Investment Strategist as per 1 July 2020. In this role he will lead the newly established department Investment Strategy. This new department will be responsible for setting and guarding Triodos Investment Management’s overall investment strategy. Furthermore, the new department will concentrate Triodos Investment Management’s competencies and capacity related to vision and opinion building on important sustainability topics.

In order to remain at the forefront of impact investing in a turbulent world, it is important to prioritise the development of strategic views on topical issues. Triodos Investment Management sets generating positive impact central stage for all its investments, which requires a solid, integrated vision of a future more sustainable world. Bringing the vision and opinion building competencies together in one department will not only improve quality and efficiency and further strengthen Triodos Investment Management’s voice in the outside world, but will also contribute to finding new opportunities and making better targeted investments.  

Hans Stegeman on this new department and his new role: “Impact investing requires more than a strategy based on past and current developments.It requires a clear view about what world we want to live in, about which transition is needed to reach that goal. I am very happy to be able to contribute to that transition in this new role and create impact for our investment strategies with the team.”

Hans Stegeman has been working for Triodos Investment Management since February 2017. He has a longstanding track record in research and the financial industry. Prior to joining Triodos Investment Management he worked at Rabobank in several roles, among others as Chief Economist Netherlands. He started his career at CPB Netherlands bureau for economic policy analysis.