Triodos Investment Management has appointed William de Vries as Director Impact Equities & Bonds as per 1 February 2020. In this role William will head Triodos IM’s business line that manages the investments in listed stocks and bonds of companies that contribute to solving global sustainability challenges through their business models.
William de Vries joined Triodos Investment Management in 2017 as Fund Manager of Triodos Euro Bond Impact Fund, bringing over 25 years of experience in the industry. Prior to Triodos, William spent nearly 10 years at Kempen Capital Management as Head of Core Fixed Income. Prior, he held several portfolio management and director positions at Philips Pension Fund, Merrill Lynch Investment Managers and BlackRock. William studied International Economics at Tilburg University and is registered as a DSI- and CEFA (VBA) analyst.
“After a period of transition following the decision to insource the financial asset management of our funds that invest in listed equities and bonds, the Impact Equities & Bonds department has now entered into a new phase. I look forward to work closely together with our dedicated and talented team of fund managers and analysts on further developing and growing our product offering”, says William de Vries on his appointment.
For the time being, William will continue his role as fund manager of Triodos Euro Bond Impact Fund next to his new role until a replacement has been found.