Hans Van HouwelingenFounder & Managing Director at Urban Impact Ventures
Hans van Houwelingen is the founder and Managing Partner of Urban Impact Ventures. He has been in the investment management industry for over twenty years, as well as been involved in start-ups and scale-ups across various industries as investor, mentor and board observer for over a decade. Previously he was the CEO of ACTIAM, an impact investing pioneer and leading global sustainable investment firm with over $70 billion in assets under management. Hans was nominated as European Sustainable CEO of the year in 2018 and 2019. Before ACTIAM, Hans worked in international C-level leadership positions at NN Investment Partners and ING Investment Management; and he graduated from INSEAD in 2010 with an Executive MBA and from Eindhoven University of Technology in 2000 with an MSc. Hans is a CFA charter holder. He believes strongly in the role of the private sector and financial markets as key contributer towards realising a circular and inclusive society that respects the planetary boundaries. Sees technology as the main driver of future change.