Eric Buckens is a Director at ABN AMRO Social Impact Investments. Since 2012, he has led ABN AMRO’s Social Impact Fund, a venture capital fund that invests in social enterprises and innovative instruments such as social impact bonds. At ABN AMRO Bank – a major international bank and a leader in the field of social enterprises and social impact investing – he also chairs the SE Platform, which unites the bank’s work on social impact and social enterprise.
Eric has been closely involved social impact since 2008. He was a board member of the Dutch board of Oikocredit, one of the leading international microfinance organisations, for seven years, and in total has over 27 years of experience in international finance, of which seven years in Asia and over 10 years of experience in private equity and venture capital.