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Brigit van Dijk – van de Reijt

Brigit van Dijk van de Reijt

Brigit van Dijk – van de Reijt is a member of the Board of Trustees at East-West Seed Knowledge Transfer Foundation. Brigit has an MSc in macro economics from the University of Amsterdam. She joined ABN AMRO Bank in 1995, prior to joining FMO, the Dutch development bank. At FMO, she was initially responsible for all investments in South and Southeast Asia and then became Global Head of Private Equity in 2001. In 2007, she left FMO to become a partner at Aureos Capital, a global emerging markets SME fund, based out of London. In 2010, she moved to Singapore to focus more on investing in Asia.

After Aureos Capital was acquired, Brigit joined DOB Equity, a Dutch family-owned impact investment fund focusing on East Africa. Based out of Tanzania, she successfully led DOB to become a leading and award-winning impact fund with investments in the dairy and agrifood sector, logistics, retail and distribution, clean energy, and waste management. In 2020, Brigit moved back to the Netherlands with her family and was appointed the CEO of BOM, the Dutch development agency for the province of North Brabant, catalyzing innovation and entrepreneurship to advance sustainable economic growth. Brigit is also on the Supervisory Board of IDH Investment Management and the Supervisory Board of the Netherlands-African Business Council.