Elke is currently responsible for the digitalisation portfolio of the new GIZ Fund for the Promotion of Innovation in Agriculture, i4Ag. She has over 10 years’ experience working in rural development in several countries, with a particular focus on land governance.
Sourcing deals, co-executing deals and supporting portfolio companies at 4impact, a social and sustainable impact tech venture capital fund. We invest in and support visionary entrepreneurs who we believe will deliver meaningful and measurable societal impact, combined with generating a compelling financial and sustainable return. Our focus is Dutch businesses who operate in the areas of economic inclusion, environment and health & wellbeing and have an ambition to scale internationally.
Experienced banking and investment executive, with a strong focus on both impact and returns. Pragmatic and problem solving approach, believing that true team work is the way to achieving the best possible results.
10+ years experience catalyzing change to build better communities in emerging markets through science, technology, innovation and corporate partnerships. I am an expert in science and technology policy and innovation programs that advance global prosperity in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). I have in-country experience in 15+ countries across Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa, and Asia.