Liesbet PeetersManaging Partner at D CAPITAL PARTNERS
Liesbet Peeters, Founding and Managing Partner of D. Capital Partners, is a known expert in the impact investment space, with strong investor relationships, deep understanding of financial solutions to development challenges, and extensive experience investing in Sub Saharan Africa and Latin America. Over the last 5 years, Liesbet has built up extensive experience assisting private foundations, family offices and institutional public-private partnerships in building up impact investment portfolios and fund structures, especially in emerging markets. Liesbet is recognized as a leader for structuring innovative finance facilities that combine public and private stakeholders in tackling development challenges across multiple sectors.
Prior to joining Dalberg and co-founding D. Capital, she founded an investment advisory firm, Lapiluz Advisory Services, based in Belgium and London. She was previously the CFO/Investor Relations Manager with Capricorn Venture Partners, an Investment Officer with the Grassroots Business Initiative at the International Finance Corporation (IFC); and Associate with Greenpark Capital, a London-based fund-of-funds. Her prior experience also includes positions with SG Cowen Securities in London, EASDAQ (EU technology stock market), and Incofin CVSO, a leading microfinance fund manager.
Liesbet sits on the board of a number of her clients’ investee companies, as well as the Investment Committee of Impact Assets and serves as a trustee to the Dalberg Trust.