Jean-Pierre Sweerts, born in 1959. Managing Director of the Water Finance Facility. Chairman of the Boards of DOB Equity and of The Borneo Initiative and Chairman of the Investment Committee of Energy Fund Overijssel.

Jean-Pierre has over 20 years background in the financial sector in financing and investing in clean energy and water infrastructure specifically and in impact investing more broadly (in Europe, Asia and Africa). He is used to build and manage dedicated teams and to set up the required organisations. Before he became active in the financial sector, he worked at Deltaris (8 years) in the water sector in various managerial positions and in consultancy projects. He has had supervisory board positions in a range of companies, investment funds, infrastructure projects, public institutes, and foundations. He has an IEP from INSEAD and a PhD in Mathematics and Natural Sciences.