Investment Director, Lead Portfolio Manager, Impact Investing, PGGM
About Dirk-Jan Verzuu
Dirk-Jan Verzuu joined PGGM in November 2015 as a senior portfolio manager for the Long-Term Equity Strategy team of PGGM. The team manages a global equity portfolio that invests in listed companies that provide positive environmental and societal impact in selected areas. The portfolio addresses four themes: Access to Healthcare, Food Security, Water Scarcity and Climate Change. With these four themes, PGGM addresses the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals number 2, 3, 6, 7, 12 and 13.
Prior to joining PGGM, Dirk-Jan has worked at NN Investment Partners (formerly known as ING Investment Management) in a number of roles. The last position he held was a senior portfolio manager in the Global Opportunities team. Dirk-Jan has 24 years of investing experience in listed equities.
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by the international community in 2015. They identify 17 goals for the planet and set the agenda for 2030. It is estimated that between 5 and 7 billion of US$ are needed every year to achieve those goals. In this context, the private sector is essential and this […]