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Gerhard Mulder – CEO

Gerhard Mulder’s career in climate finance has spanned both the public and private sector, having worked in consulting in Washington DC, environmental markets on Wall Street, and for the Dutch government (Netherlands Enterprise Agency) to implement the Kyoto Protocol. In 2005 he set up the climate finance desk at ABN AMRO Bank and positioned the bank as one of the first global banks in the carbon market. In 2010 he joined a subsidiary of Rabobank International to develop an electronic trading platform for environmental commodities such as carbon credits and renewable energy certificates. In 2014 he switched back to the public sector and joined a leading non-profit (IUCN) in the Netherlands. At IUCN he advised the Netherlands government on developing financial instruments to attract private sector climate finance. Gerhard completed his MBA at the University of Oxford in 2018 with distinction. He studied environmental economics and international affairs at Columbia University in New York, and Public Policy at the University of Amsterdam.

Stephanie Gnissios – COO

Stephanie Gnissios’ background is in mining and heavy industry, working on both the consulting and owner/operator side. Her experience spans international project planning & delivery, portfolio management, risk management, investment assessment, and impact measurement and management. Since 2018, she has been focused on helping companies incorporate social, environmental, and climate impact factors into strategic decision-making and risk management across global project and investment portfolios. She acts as a climate and impact advisor for startups with a focus on impact measurement and incorporation of green elements for funding and finance. Stephanie completed her Executive MBA at Oxford University in 2020 and the Oxford Impact Measurement Programme in 2019. She studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of British Columbia in Canada and is a licensed Professional Engineer and certified Professional Project Manager.

Willemien van der Wielen – Climate Risk Analyst

Willemien focuses on the application of climate data and climate modelling to assess physical and transition risks to various sectors. She combines her work with studying for a Masters degree in Environmental Sciences with a focus on environmental change and ecosystems at Utrecht University. Prior to joining CRS, she worked for a non-profit organization developing content for the Dutch knowledge portal for climate adaptation, climate data communication through (story)maps and creating a climate atlas.

Bruno Mizzulinich – Climate Data Analyst

With a Master in Sustainable Finance from Maastricht University, Bruno completing his thesis on flood risk and Dutch mortgage portfolios. His focus is on assessing physical climate risk through the use of geo-spatial data and forward-looking climate modelling.

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