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Marieke Roestenberg
Manager, Private Equity – Ventures at FMO


As Manager of FMO’s Ventures team, Marieke is responsible for the design, implementation and execution of the FMO Ventures Program, an EUR 200 mln dedicated early stage investment program, supported by the European Commission and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Program seeks to invest in innovative tech-enabled start-ups and scale-ups that enable or improve access to good and services for the un(der)served in Africa and Asia.

Previously she worked as Principal Investment Officer at FMO’s Private Equity department focusing on investments in renewable (off grid) energy and as Fund Manager at FMO Investment Management. Before joining FMO Investment Management in 2013, Marieke worked as Senior Investment Officer at FMO’s Private Equity department for nearly nine years. She is a seasoned private equity professional with ample transaction experience in fund investments as well as direct investments in a broad range of sectors. She served on the Advisory Board of several investment funds.

Before joining FMO in 2004, Marieke worked as an Analyst at the Corporate Development department of ABN AMRO Bank. She holds a Master of Science in Business Administration from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam.

Agenda Sessions

  • African tech revolution