Oikocredit appoints Patrick Stutvoet as Director of IT and Operations

Oikocredit appoints Patrick Stutvoet as Director of IT and Operations

27 February | 2019

27 February 2019, Amersfoort, the Netherlands – Social impact investor Oikocredit has appointed Patrick Stutvoet to the position of Director of IT and Operations, effective 1 March 2019.

Patrick joins Oikocredit as a Managing Board member and will be based at Oikocredit’s office in Amersfoort, the Netherlands.

As Director of IT and Operations Patrick will provide leadership and expertise in IT and operations.

Patrick has over 20 years’ experience in IT and operations for the financial services sector. His most recent positions include: operations consultant at the Bank of England; Head of Transaction Banking (IT International) at ABN AMRO; and Head of Investments (IT International) at ABN AMRO.

Thos Gieskes, Managing Director of Oikocredit, commented: “We’re very pleased to welcome Patrick to Oikocredit. Strengthening our organisational capabilities is an important part of our updated strategy. We’re confident Patrick will provide expertise and inspiration to support our strategic ambitions.”

Patrick commented: “Oikocredit is a trailblazing organisation with an important mission. I look forward to working with passionate colleagues and helping Oikocredit achieve its meaningful goals.”

About Oikocredit

Social impact investor and worldwide cooperative Oikocredit has over 40 years’ experience funding organisations active in financial inclusion, agriculture and renewable energy.

Oikocredit’s loans, equity investments and capacity building aim to enable people on low incomes in Africa, Asia and Latin America to sustainably improve their living standards.

Oikocredit finances close to 700 partners, with total outstanding capital of € 971 million (at 30 September 2018). For more information: www.oikocredit.coop.

Note for editors:

For more information, please contact Ulrike Haug, communications manager, Oikocredit International: telephone: +31 6 25 65 53 75 or email: uhaug@oikocredit.org

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