Director of Energy & Climate - Triodos Investment Management
Itske Lulof is the Director of Energy & Climate at Triodos Investment Management. Entrepreneurial networker both within and outside Triodos Bank. 20 years of experience in sustainable banking and impact investing, with a passion for the energy transition and making renewable energy and energy efficiency projects bankable. Itske previously worked as Investment Manager Nature and Environment and Microfinance with DOEN Foundation and as Business Development Manager and Country Director with a renewable energy development company in Central Europe. From 2010-2017 she was Fund Manager of Triodos Groenfonds (TGF), investing in senior debt for projects in the Dutch renewable energy, organic agriculture and sustainable building sectors. TGF also invests up to 20% in renewable energy projects in emerging markets. In her current position as Director Energy & Climate of Triodos Investment Management Itske manages the business line Energy & Climate, with > €1 bln assets under management through Triodos Groenfonds, Triodos Renewables Europe Fund and Triodos Vastgoedfonds. She also acts as Chair of the Council for Green Funds and the Expertise Centre for Financing of Green Projects of the Dutch Banking Association. In that role she is closely involved in the Taskforce Financing of the Dutch Climate Agreement. In 2019 she will join the Steering Committee of the EC / UNEP-FI EEFIG initiative to promote investments in energy efficiency. Itske holds a master degree in East European Sciences (including Energy & Environment studies) from the University of Groningen.