Geert Peetermans is a microfinance specialist, who joined Incofin in 2002. Geert designed Incofin’s investment policy and is responsible for the coordination of the investment operations of Incofin’s Pool of Funds and for guiding the team of investment managers. Geert is Director of the Rural Impulse Fund, and sits on the Board of Directors of Edpyme Confianza in Peru, Fie Gran Poder in Argentina and Apoyo Integral Inversiones in Panama.
Before joining Incofin, he worked as a consultant for the Belgian Raiffeisen Foundation, an institution supporting microfinance in rural areas, where he published on the topic of “Guarantee systems in microfinance” (with support from ILO).
From 1997 until 2000, he was entrusted by a Belgian development organization to start microfinance operations of Acción Rural, a Greenfield MFI in Ecuador.
Geert studied economics at the University of Louvain. He is fluent in English, Spanish, and Dutch and has a fair ability to express in German and French.