Mr. Henk Nijland has been working for FMO since 2001 in various positions. Currently, he is responsible for project finance transactions in the energy sector, mainly solar, wind and hydro power projects. He heads a team of 10 banking professionals covering West Africa, North Africa and the Middle East.
Previously, he held management positions in the Infrastructure, Manufacturing & Services Department covering Latin America and Africa and in the Financial Institutions Department covering Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Before that Mr. Nijland was amongst others Fund Manager of the USD 300 million Micro & Small Enterprise Fund and Senior Investment Officer active in the financial sector in Africa. He also served as Chairman and Member of the Board of financial institutions and as Investment Committee Member of private equity funds. Mr. Nijland started his career at the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs in 1994 in the positions of Policy Officer and Senior Policy Officer responsible for promoting investments of Dutch companies in Central and Eastern Europe. He holds a master’s degree in Economics from the Dutch University of Groningen.